Penguins Waddle the Blue Carpet

The Detroit Zoo rolled out the blue carpet Thursday to let the first of their 80 penguins waddle to their new home, the largest penguin facility in the world at 33,000 square feet. The penguins are getting a head start on exploring the $29.5-million facility, which will open to the public on April 18. It was designed to look like a tabular iceberg, and it includes 25-foot-deep pools for the new residents to swim and dive in. So far, the best part is watching these guys get their moment in the spotlight on the blue carpet, with some racing down the path and others stopping to soak up the attention from their fans. — Read more at


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