Bengals QB Joe Burrow’s namesake is Cincinnati Zoo newly hatched penguin


(NewsNation Now) —  What do a newly hatched chick and a Cincinnati soccer quarterback have in frequent?

Their title, apparently.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Backyard introduced Thursday that they named a newly hatched chick after Cincinnati Bengals’ quarterback Joe Burrow, simply days earlier than his group goes in opposition to the Los Angeles Rams on Tremendous Bowl Sunday.

The newly hatched chick is just 5 weeks previous, in line with a press launch despatched out by the Cincinnati Zoo.

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“We title most of our little blue penguins one thing associated to meals, so we added “Cup O’ Joe” to the chick’s official title,” Cincinnati Zoo’s head chicken keeper Cody Sowers stated in an announcement.  “Cup O’ Joe Burrow has a pleasant ring to it and matches the theme.”

When he strikes to be with the remainder of the little blue penguin colony this spring, the chick will put on orange-and-black identification bands, matching the colour of Bengals uniforms. All 30 penguins are recognized with distinctive colours so keepers can inform them aside, the information launch stated.

The little chick already has lots in frequent along with his namesake, zoo employees stated.

“This chick has been an awesome chief since Day 1.  He’s at all times speaking his recreation plan to the complete group, and the plan is at all times consuming and sleeping,” Cincinnati Zoo senior chicken group keeper Aimee Owen stated in an announcement. “Little blue penguins and QB Burrow are each good swimmers however can’t fly, they usually know learn how to survive in excessive environments – Arrowhead Stadium and the rocky cliffs of New Zealand.”


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