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10 fun facts about penguins

Penguins are fascinating, funny and entertaining, and as well as Humboldt, Birdland is home to England's only colony of King Penguins. We thought we'd share these top 10 fun facts about our fuzzy friends.  See how many you already know? The name penguin may have come from the Welsh words...

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13th of June 2014, Species Spotlight – Azure Wing Magpie

This week we highlight a species who fledged 2 chicks   Azure Wing Magpie Cyanopica cyana   There are 2 distant sub species of the Azure Wing, with one population (the one we keep) found in China, Japan & Korea, and the other located in Spain and Portugal. ¬†They inhabit...

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Mini Ice-bergs treat fit for a King…..Penguin!

Birdland's king penguins enjoyed a welcome break from the hot weather this week. The penguins were able to cool off under their very own miniature shower and keepers provided them with a chilly reminder of their sub-Antarctic homeland in the shape of blocks of ice. Although they didn't last long,...

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