Penguin chick takes its first swimming lesson
A two-month-old penguin chick bravely took its first underwater plunge in a swimming lesson captured on camera by proud zookeepers. The male Humboldt penguin chick hatched on June 1 in Akron Zoo, Ohio, USA, and is being hand reared by zookeepers after it was rejected by his parents. The brave bird is preparing to join the zoo’s penguin habitat in the coming weeks and is taking necessary swimming lessons ahead of the big day. Akron Zoo's senior zookeeper Vicky Croisant said: “Like all penguin chicks, he wasn’t sure about the water at first.
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