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Gentoo Penguins Splash at the Belfast Zoo

Checking Out A New Home

Belfast Zoo, gentoo penguins

(Image credit: Belfast Zoo.)

The Belfast Zoo welcomes 40 new gentoo penguins from the Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland.

Taking It Slow

Belfast Zoo, gentoo penguins

(Image credit: Belfast Zoo.)

Belfast Zoo now houses 61 gentoo penguins.

Testing the Waters

Belfast Zoo, gentoo penguins

(Image credit: Belfast Zoo.)

All for one and one for 61 as Belfast Zoos gentoo penguins try out their new pool.

Moving Right In

Belfast Zoo, gentoo penguins

(Image credit: Belfast Zoo.)

P-P-P-P-Pick up a taxi and go see Belfast Zoos new gentoo penguins.

Right At Home

Gentoo Penguins at Belfast Zoo

(Image credit: Tim Swann, Faffyman flickr)

Visitors can also see the gentoo penguins at Belfast Zoo's underwater viewing area.

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