World Penguin Day

April 25, 2018

National Aviary

Join us as we celebrate African Penguins, a critically endangered species. Roughly 186 million people visit zoos and aquariums ever year, supporting the important work zoos, like the National Aviary, are doing to save species from extinction. Together we CAN make a difference!

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Can't get enough of penguins? 

Feed a Penguin! Daily at 1 pm or 4 pm | $100 per person
During this exciting experience, put on boots and hip-waders and enter the exhibit alongside one of the National Aviary’s aviculturists. You’ll learn from the expert how to hand-feed our African Penguins. Then, try feeding one of our penguins yourself! Click here for details.