Saginaw Children’s Zoo Welcomes Second African Penguin Chick

Gobbles, hatched November 25, 2019, is the newest arrival at the Saginaw Children’s Zoo.

As most of you know, The Saginaw Zoo made history last year with the successful hatching of our first ever endangered African penguin, Amahle.

We are very pleased to announce that we successfully hatched our second African penguin chick just two days before Thanksgiving this year. Dad (Robben) and mom (Petey) are taking very good care of our new arrival, festively named “Gobbles.” After DNA testing, it was determined that Gobbles is a GIRL! And she has been living up to her name and eating very well and growing very quickly. Continue reading