Chicago Aquarium Welcomes New Surprise Penguin Chick to Colony

The Shedd Aquarium welcomed a Magellanic penguin chick to its colony on May 29.

Footage sent by the Shedd Aquarium via a press release on June 22 shows the new hatchling.

According to the aquarium, the chick joins three others hatched this nesting season, with the four arrivals “particularly significant” due to the threatened status of Magellanic penguins. Credit: Shedd Aquarium/Sam Cejtin via Storyful

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