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Warm Climate Penguins

Blackfoot penguins from South Africa prefer much warmer temperatures than their cold-weather cousins and because of this, they are housed separately. Although our Blackfoot penguins are not part of the Penguin Palooza exhibit, the Newport Aquarium offers the opportunity for guests to purchase a one-of-a-kind hand-on experience with these amazing birds through a Penguin Encounter.




Penguins