First ever Humboldt Penguin chick to be born at Hunstanton Sea Life

The yet to be officially named tiny waddler was born to parent Humboldt penguins Charlie and Jerome on 3rd May 2017.

The Animal Care Team will not know if the baby penguin, which weighed just 92 grams when it was born, is a boy or a girl until its 3 months old. The sex of the baby Humboldt penguin will be determined by means of a DNA test but we have to wait 10 weeks before such a test can be carried out.
 
Video from the BBC News website
Two popular suggestion amongst the team are "Fluffy McFluffyface" and baby "Pip", which could be changed to "Pippa" if the penguin is a girl, in honour of Pippa Middleton´s marriage to James Matthews on 20th May 2017.

For now, the baby penguin has been given several nicknames and the team hope you the public can help once the team know the penguins gender. Click here to read the press release.
Hunstanton Sea Life celebrates the arrival of first ever baby penguin!
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