New Penguins and Giraffes Debut at Shenzhen Zoo

By Sky Gidge, May 2, 2017

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With flippers flipping and hooves trotting, 10 penguins and five giraffes recently debuted at the Shenzhen Wild Animal Safari Park, according to an April 30 report on a local news station


The ten Magellanic penguins arrived April 18 and have adjusted to Shenzhen temperatures, according to the video report, which includes voice-over narration of a penguin asking for a fish. 

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Magellanic penguin mostly feed on fish and are native to South America, while being closely related to African penguins, according to


The Shenzhen Safari Park is known for its duo of giant pandas, hosting China's first open-air enclosures and also not being a grimy pit of animal misery. 

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