BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There are 11 juvenile penguins who were recently hatched at the Maryland Zoo who just made their official debut to the African penguin habitat! Get your wild thing on at the Maryland Zoo, a 135-plus acre zoo located in Druid Hill Park, Baltimore’s huge city oasis just minutes from downtown. Baby Penguins Arrive At Baltimore Zoo - Baltimore, MD - 'Tis the season for baby penguins at the Maryland Zoo, where the first chicks have arrived, officials announced. The visit of two penguins to a Carroll County distribution center belonging to the publisher Penguin Random House was captured in a ridiculously cute video that now has more than 500,000 views. The Maryland Zoo: Breakfast with the penguins - See 669 traveler reviews, 703 candid photos, and great deals for Baltimore, MD, at Tripadvisor. Two inquisitive African penguins examine a reporter's video camera on their Rock Island habitat at the Maryland Zoo. Our flock of African penguins can be seen in the big, new Cape Fynbos habitat at the San Diego Zoo’s Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks. The spacious Penguin Beach features a cobblestone beach, nesting areas, and rockwork that mimics the granite boulders found at Boulders Beach in South Africa—along with a 200,000-gallon pool with depths up to 13 feet, and underwater viewing. (Baltimore Sun photo by Barbara Haddock Taylor)
I am one of the education team members here at the Maryland Zoo. Here at the zoo, we have around 80 to 90 African Black-footed Penguins and they are a species native to Southern Africa.
All of … I'm here at the Penguin Coast area and I'm joined by a couple of our zookeepers in the background. Eileen and Jade are working on feeding our African Black-footed Penguins. Chimpanzees, penguins, elephants, giraffes, rhinos, a must-see polar bear, and more remarkable creatures are waiting to meet you.