December 12, 2017

Aquarium welcomes 2 African penguins

MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — Mystic Aquarium welcomes two African penguin chicks.

The chicks hatched on Feb. 1 and Feb. 10 and weigh 969 grams and 281 grams.

According to a press release, the chicks will be named when they are fully fledged and their gender will be determined by a DNA test when they are approximately 6 months old.

To watch the live African penguin webcam, click here.

According to Mystic Aquarium:

The live webcam provides the unique opportunity to witness the chicks’ fascinating developmental process. Viewers meet our trainers, get up-close views of the chicks, hear firsthand about their progress

Source: http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/new_london_cty/mystic-aquarium-welcomes-2-african-penguins