November 20, 2018

Aquarium puts out cheeky announcement of puffin birth

It’s not a prince, but a puffin.

Amid the craze surrounding the royal birth this week in Britain of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s son, the National Aquarium in Baltimore on Wednesday put out a cheeky announcement of another birth — a new puffin chick at the Inner Harbor landmark.

“While she may not be part of the royal family, the new female puffin chick has people gushing with excitement,” the aquarium announced.

“Move Over Royal Baby,” it said on its blog.

The chick was actually born on July 4, after a 30-day incubation period, and has steadily gained weight since and appears