Little Rock Zoo welcomes a brand new member of the Penguin household

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Little Rock Zoo introduced the delivery of a brand new Penguin chick in a information launch on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

The African Penguin, born on Nov. 5, is the second chick of Bugsy and Gable and the twelfth egg to hatch on the zoo. This would be the first chick the couple is elevating themselves, in response to the discharge.

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The zoo mentioned they’re proud the delivery and elevating are beginning out so efficiently.

The Penguin is a second-generation Penguin as mother, Bugsy, was additionally hatched on the zoo in 2013.

The African Penguin is listed as an endangered species, in response to the Worldwide Union of Conservation of Nature. IUCN not too long ago estimated about 80,000 African Penguins stay within the wild.

Due to this, the delivery was really useful by the African Penguin Species Survival Plan to additional conservation targets, in response to Wednesday’s information launch.

The zoo mentioned they are going to announce actions surrounding the delivery quickly.

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