Baby Penguins Hatched at San Diego Zoo

African penguins are an endangered species.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo has two new arrivals: a pair of endangered African penguin chicks. The zoo announced Wednesday that the fluffy chicks, named Doug and Barbara, hatched two months ago. The eggs came from two breeding couples. The zoo says it’s the first time eggs laid by its adult penguins have hatched there. Staff has been working with the chicks to get them used to humans before they are introduced…

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