CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Adventure Aquarium in Camden debuts its new outdoor exhibit this weekend. A year in the making, Penguin Park opens to the public Saturday.
The space, with its beach and cliffs, was modeled after the penguins’ natural habitat in South Africa.READ MORE: Family Holds Balloon Release For 'Gentle Soul' 17-Year-Old Nasir Muhammad, Gunned Down In Front Of Mom's Home
Adventure Aquarium now has 38 African penguins, including two that hatched this winter. They’re named Carson and Nick after the Super Bowl champions.READ MORE: More Than 800 Baby Turtles Safe In Stockton University's Care Thanks To Quick Thinking, Little Innovation
“Penguins are just awesome creatures,” curator Michele Pagel says. “They really have very distinct individual personalities. They’re so graceful. You look at them on land, they seem very awkward, but the second they’re in the water, they’re just the most graceful creatures.”'Mom-And-Pop Bakeries Are Dying': Homemade Goodies By Roz May Have To Close Due To Worker Shortage
And now, you can watch them dive and swim in their new saltwater pool through a 20-foot underwater viewing window. It’s also a great spot to catch the live feedings held with the penguins every day.