Last week, marine animal expert Dudley Wigdahl of Aquarium of the Pacific gave so many insightful responses to your thought-provoking questions about Magellanic Penguin nesting that there wasn’t time to get to them all! So now Dudley has graciously answered several more in text format so we can continue to learn about feathered families.
Dudley Wigdahl, Curator of Mammals and Birds at the Aquarium of the Pacific, joined explore.org to discuss the Magellanic Penguins chicks and answer questions from the audience. Some of the Magellanic Penguins here were rescued from Brazil where they were stranded outside their native habitat.
From our partners at the Aquarium of the Pacific, here are 11 things viewers should know while watching Roxy and Floyd’s Nest Cam – and their adorable new chick!: You may have seen both Roxy and Floyd taking turns tending to the nest and even feeding their chick. Magellanic Penguin parents, both mom and dad,
Spring has sprung and our Magellanic Penguins know it! So they’ve headed into private mating quarters. Come meet Floyd and Roxy on our new Penguin Nest Cam. The pair is bonded and as you can see, they like a good cuddle between springtime fun! The Aquarium of the Pacific’s colony of about a dozen Magellanic Penguins
pbsnature: Happy World Penguin Day! Learn & share about protecting penguins here: http://to.pbs.org/1pyEQZ3 And read about the amazing rescue of our Magellanic Penguins, which you can see live on the Aquarium of the Pacific Live Cam here!