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Endangered penguins splash it up in new digs at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium

May 16, 2018 GMT

By Staff

The colony of rare African penguins has happy feet, shiny feathers, and a lot more pep now that the $2 million upgrade to their home has been completed at Adventure Aquarium in Camden.

To create a setting that better mimics the natural environment of the 40 penguins, the aquarium spent the last year renovating the outdoor exhibit, which opened in 1998. Workers tucked heating elements beneath new rock-like structures to warm the penguins’ tiny feet and filled their 17,000-gallon pool with saltwater to improve their health and well-being.

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