“‘Penguin Playhouse’ to open at Myrtle Beach Ripley’s Aquarium in early 2020” WECT.com

“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.”

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CNN: ‘It’s a girl! Gender of penguin raised by Sydney’s beloved same-sex parents revealed’

 “It feels like just yesterday that Sphen and Magic, the same-sex penguin couple living at Sydney‘s Sea Life Aquarium in Australia, melted the Internet’s hearts by bringing a baby chick into the world.Well now we have an update on the adorable trio. Sea Life Aquarium has just announced that the beloved penguin chick born in October — known as Baby Sphengic — is female.”We’ve loved how engaged and interested the visitors from all over the world are, having followed the love story of Sphen and Magic,” Laetitia Hannan, penguin keeper at the aquarium, tells CNN Travel.


See also, ‘Sphengic’s Swimming Lessons’ video