Same-sex penguin couple turn out to be first-time moms to chick after adopting egg


Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, August 27 

A same-sex penguin couple has welcomed a chick in Spain. This might be the one uplifting information you want, because the world offers with a lethal virus. 

The aquarium managers describe the penguins, Electra and Viola, who reside at Oceanogràfic València, as an “exceptional pair”. 

The two penguins had earlier adopted an egg from one other couple, and incubated it. 

Now, the egg has hatched, and the 2 are elevating the lovable little chick collectively. 

According to a press launch by the aquarium, three penguin {couples}, amongst Gentoo penguins, have welcomed chicks this season.

Same-sex {couples} are usually not unusual amongst animals, however the adoption of one other chick is a primary for the aquarium.  

The press launch additionally gives some perception into the penguins’ actions earlier than the egg hatched. 

Both mother and father take turns at incubation and the interval lasts for a complete of 38 days. 

75 days after delivery, the chick turns into impartial.

Posted by Oceanogràfic València on Monday, August 17, 2020



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