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Also proposed were extensive educational, conservation and research elements; an Ohio River exhibit; a grand lobby; a 150-seat banquet hall; a retail store; a replica of an ocean-going vessel; and a penguin exhibit; and a shark tank.
There’s Sam, played sensitively by Gilchrist (United States of Tara), with his obsession with penguins and all things Antarctic, and his teenage hormones.
Let’s say your kid wants a penguin for his birthday party tomorrow.
And don't forget about the Cape penguins at Boulders Beach!
Hundreds of scientists cycle through every year to study the perils of collapsing ice caps, the mating habits of penguins, the deep history of the Earth and the great mysteries of the cosmos.
There were pirate patches and plastic penguins, Landshark lager, and more than enough beach balls to smack you in the face on a regular basis.
There will also be winter princess and snowman characters in costume near the penguin exhibit for photo opportunities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.
The competition’s Grand Prize went to Deborah Albert for her photo of a Gentoo penguin huddling over its chick, their beaks nearly touching.
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Origin and Etymology of penguin
First Known Use: 1577See Words from the same year
PENGUIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of penguin for English Language Learners
: a black-and-white bird that cannot fly, that uses its wings for swimming, and that lives in or near the Antarctic
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