Gentoo Penguin Chicks Hatch At Edinburgh Zoo

Five adorable gentoo penguin chicks have hatched at Edinburgh Zoo. Keepers at wildlife conservation charity Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) are delighted with the new arrivals and hope more will follow in the coming weeks. Among the first to become parents again this year were Muffin and Mittens, who welcomed a new chick on Monday 2 May 2022 and Draco and Silvey, who welcomed two chicks on Sunday 8 May. The first month is critical for the chick’s development so the dedicated team at RZSS will be keeping a close eye on the new arrivals as they grow. Keen penguin cam viewers have been able to catch a glimpse of the youngsters on the charity’s live webcams at edinburghzoo.org.uk/penguincam.

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