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Progress at the Park

Progress at the Park

Penguin-cams are now at the California Academy of Sciences. Upon writing this blog, the California Academy of Sciences is scheduled to open in 94 days. After years of planning, staff is contemplating two digits – literally three months until opening. It seems surreal. But progress at the park is moving along at a steady clip. […]

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Designing a Penguin Wetsuit

Designing a Penguin Wetsuit

A "penguin suit" doesn't just refer to a tuxedo anymore. Why does Pierre, the Academy's 25-year-old penguin need a wetsuit?Thanks to an innovative treatment at the California Academy of Sciences. Pierre, the Academy's 25-year-old penguin was recently fitted with a wetsuit! Pierre's feathers were thinning and not growing back. Because penguins rely on their feathers […]

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