Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
World

Baby Penguin Debuts at California's Aquarium of the Pacific

The chick waddled out in front of news media Tuesday after spending weeks in a behind-the-scenes nursery at the Long Beach aquarium

This photo provided by the Aquarium of the Pacific shows a baby penguin taking a swim during it's public debut at the June Keyes Penguin Habitat at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, photo: Aquarium of the Pacific/Adrian Samora, via AP
1 month ago

LONG BEACH, California – A baby Magellanic penguin has made its public debut at Southern California’s Aquarium of the Pacific.

The chick waddled out in front of news media Tuesday after spending weeks in a behind-the-scenes nursery at the Long Beach aquarium.

The chick hatched in May as the latest offspring of parents Roxy and Floyd and sibling to Skipper, Lily, Heidi and Anderson.

Its sex has yet to be determined.

Magellanic penguins are native to the coasts of Argentina and Chile.

Incubation takes 38 to 43 days before hatching. Initially, chicks are covered with a downy plumage that is not watertight. During a process called fledging the down is replaced by watertight juvenile feathers.

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
Mexico

Rescue at Escuela Enrique Rébasmen Suspe ...

57 mins ago
Business

U.S. Stock Indexes Edge Lower in Early T ...

1 hour ago
World

N. Korea Minister Calls Trump's Threat ' ...

1 hour ago
World

Trump Touts Partnership, Combat Efforts ...

1 hour ago
Most Popular

7.1 Magnitude Quake Kills 139 as Buildui ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico

Deathtoll Rises to 230 After Mexico 7.1 ...

By Notimex
Mexico

Body Found at Collapsed Mexico School; G ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico

Robberies Reported During Mexico City Qu ...

By The News
Mexico

Mexico Quake Rescuers Race to Free Girl, ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico