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Same-sex penguin couple to raise ‘genderless’ chick

Same-sex penguin couple to raise ‘genderless’ chick

Two female penguins are set to raise the first ‘gender neutral’ chick, a London aquarium said on Wednesday, the latest same-sex penguin parents to take a furry baby under their wings. Rocky and Marama, who have been together for six breeding seasons, have adopted a four-month-old Gentoo chick that will be classified as neither male […]

Same-sex penguin couple incubate egg at Sydney aquarium

Same-sex penguin couple incubate egg at Sydney aquarium

(Reuters) – Two male penguins who built a nest together from ice pebbles at Sydney’s Sea Life Aquarium are now fostering an egg given them by aquarium staff who suspected they were more than friends. The penguins, Magic and Sphen, formed a bond ahead of the 2018 breeding season, before starting to collect the pebbles, […]

Ladies And Gentoo Penguins – Same-sex Penguin Couple In Dingle

Ladies And Gentoo Penguins – Same-sex Penguin Couple In Dingle

  Two female penguins are showing all the signs of a courting couple for breeding season, at the Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium in Kerry, according to the Irish Examiner today.   Penelope and Missy are the female same-sex pair who have been bowing to each other, which is what gentoo penguins do to show their interest in […]