BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Three more precious penguin chicks at the Maryland Zoo have received their rare name.
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All of the new chicks are being named for gemstones because endangered African penguins are precious and rare.MORE NEWS: Video Shows Squeegee Worker Assaulting A Driver At Busy Baltimore Intersection
So far, at least nine penguin chicks have hatched at the Zoo during this year’s breeding season.