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June 3, 2021

GENTOO PENGUINS BREED: OBSERVE THEM CLOSE UP

Visit the Gentoo penguins in the Oceanium. In front of the window on the right you can see them breeding from very close by. They make their nests of stones. They are constantly busy with that. The best stones are searched for and taken away… also from other nests! Zookeeper Martin made this video. The males and females take turns in brooding. Soon you will be able to spot the first chicks.

This new area near the penguins is made possible thanks to the Friends of Blijdorp. Now there is more room for breeding.