It’s breeding season for African penguins. This time of year the pitter patter of tiny penguin feet multiplies behind-the-scenes at Penguin Coast, the Zoo’s new penguin habitat. So far, four chicks have already hatched and more are on the way. In this episode of Off Exhibit we talk with Jess Phillips, Penguin Coast Area Manager. Get the inside information on the newest penguin chicks, including their new names. Plus, learn how many more eggs have been laid and what it means for the growth of the Zoo’s colony and the effort to save these endangered birds.
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Off Exhibit is a podcast featuring in-depth discussions with animal professionals and wildlife experts from behind-the-scenes at the Maryland Zoo. Subscribe via iTunes, Android, or RSS. New episodes uploaded on Wednesdays.