Our energetic and inquisitive African penguins are visitor favorites.
Watch carefully and you might even see the African penguins in our Splash Zone exhibit communicating with each other. When penguins flap their wings or bow their heads, they're telling each other how they feel. Throwing their heads back and wings out means "I'm happy." Leaning forward and opening their beaks means "Go away."
Take a quick break in the tropics! Our new Coral Reef Cam, coming to you live from our ¡Viva Baja! Life on the Edge special exhibition, lets you watch colorful fishes as they dart, dash and dilly-dally around.
How can you distinguish the youngest member of our African penguin colony from the rest? He's still sporting his juvenile coat! To find Amigo, look for the one penguin with a gray head in the crowd of dapper black-and-white birds.
With your help, we can expand our education programs through our new Center for Ocean Education and Leadership. Please join us in inspiring a new generation of ocean leaders.
Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.