“According to a press release, the 5,500-square-foot expansion is the largest in Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach’s 20-year history.
The African penguin habitat will have floor-to-ceiling viewing glass and a 360-degree crawl tunnel for guests to waddle through, the release stated. This addition also includes a brand-new Oceans of the World gallery with eight tanks housing species of fish from all over the world.”
For more about this great story see The Independent’s story, ‘Meet Dindim, the penguin who returns to his human soulmate every year: Seabird makes annual trek to his rescuer on Brazilian island’. Click here!
Penguins “is a coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. None of it comes easily for him, especially considering he’s targeted by everything from killer whales to leopard seals, who unapologetically threaten his happily ever after. “
“every year on January 20, we celebrate Penguin Awareness Day. No one’s quite sure how and when the holiday started, but the purpose is simple: Take some time to reflect on the coolness of penguins, and also come up with strategies to save them.
In honor of Penguin Awareness Day” they listed 10 facts…