Did You Know?
Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
Why? So we can set up for the Big Zoo Party! If you are planning a trip here, just arrive before noon. As long as you don’t mind our party-prep commotion, you can enjoy a day at the zoo as normal. Regular zoo hours resume on Sunday, 9/9/12.
Read more about the Big Zoo Party here.