SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The oldest Magellanic penguin at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens — one of the oldest penguins living under human care anywhere in the world — died Wednesday at the age of 40, the zoo reported.
BERLIN (AP) — China has blocked efforts to step up protection of emperor penguins that are increasingly threatened by the effects global warming is having on their natural habitat in Antarctica, officials said Friday.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Zoo’s massive penguin center reopened to the public more than two years after it was shuttered to repair faulty waterproofing.
Visitors were welcomed inside the Polk Penguin Conservation Center this week for the first time since the 33,000-square-foot (3,065-square-meter) facility closed in September 2019.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A pair of male Humboldt penguins at a New York zoo have teamed up to become foster parents to a new hatchling.
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse says the same-sex foster couple, Elmer and Lima, are a first for the zoo, although several other institutions have seen success with same-sex penguins tending eggs together and caring for newborns.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana zoo's three surviving penguins are gaining weight and improving weeks after avian malaria killed the zoo's six other penguins, officials said.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Six African penguins have died at a northwest Indiana zoo after falling ill with avian malaria, zoo officials said.
The Columbian Park Zoo announced Tuesday that the penguins died despite around-the-clock care that included anti-malarial medications intended to halt their infections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With climate change threatening the sea ice habitat of Emperor penguins, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposal to list the species as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
NEW YORK (AP) — They arrive every year in their snazzy black and white tuxedos, causing traffic jams and clamoring for quality real estate.
Endangered African penguins have long been a source of delight to visitors of the South African community of Simon's Town, mixing with humans as they go about their penguin tasks, which includes the important one of finding a nest and breeding.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Zoo in Bismarck is building a facility that will include a penguin enclosure -- but it won't be filed with snow and ice like one might expect.
The building will house eight male African penguins — and zoo director Terry Lincoln said that contrary to popular belief, these birds will be outside in the summer and kept inside the heated facility during the colder winter months.
LONDON (AP) — Tristan da Cunha, an island with 245 permanent residents, is creating a marine protection zone to safeguard endangered rockhopper penguins, yellow-nosed albatross and other wildlife in an area of the South Atlantic three times the size of the United Kingdom...
LONDON (AP) — A former birdkeeper who stole a pair of penguins from a British zoo and sold them on Facebook was sentenced Friday to 32 months in prison...
BERLIN (AP) — British scientists say there are more emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica than previously thought based on evidence of bird droppings spotted from space...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they've found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two little blue penguins just couldn't stay away from a New Zealand sushi store, returning to nest there even after police had captured them and escorted them back to the ocean...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Penguins made a love connection at a San Francisco aquarium.
In what has become an annual Valentine's Day tradition, biologists handed out red felt hearts Tuesday to African penguins at the California Academy of Sciences...
As support comes in from across the region, country and world for the Tree of Life congregation following the deadly shooting at the Squirrel Hill synagogue Saturday, some have used Pittsburgh's professional sports teams to express theirs.
Akron Zoo reveals naming contest results for musk deer fawn, penguin chick
AKRON, Ohio — Akron Zoo announced the winning names for its "Oh Deer! Waddle We Name Them?" contest that concluded Aug.
Akron Zoo's Humboldt penguin chick takes his first swim (video)
AKRON, Ohio - The Akron's Zoo's nearly 10-week-old Humboldt penguin chick took his first swim Thursday.
The dip is the first in a series of test swims he'll take before eventually joining his colony at the zoo's habitat - Penguin Point.