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Two African penguins born at Madison zoo

Posted at 5:08 PM, Apr 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-05 18:08:47-04

The Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison has announced the birth of two African penguins Friday morning.

WISC-TV in Madison reports that the two penguins, Robben and Dassen, hatched three days apart on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2, respectively.

The chicks have their juvenile waterproof feathers and will begin swimming lessons starting next week.

Robben and Dassen are the seventh and eight chicks of their parents.