April 4, 2012
Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS
Turns out raising a penguin chick is a lot like raising a human baby. In the beginning, the chicks spend all their time eating, sleeping, and pooping. Meanwhile, the zookeepers slave over them to keep them warm enough, well fed, and happy! But hey, nobody ever said parenthood was easy. Find out more in this behind-the-scenes tour of the penguin nursery with the Central Park Zoo's senior keeper Juan Manuel Romero.
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