Join the Penguin Party at the Polk Penguin Conservation Center

They slip, slide, dip and dive. One waddling behind the other.

Whether they are sliding down the man-made ice hill, or diving into the chilling 326,000 gallon aquarium, it seems as though the King, Gentoo, Macaroni and Rockhopper penguins are enjoying their new digs at the Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo.


It’s a sprawling 33,000-square-foot space that houses 80-plus penguins. The facility opens to the public on Monday, April 18. Those who visit can expect to fall in love with the little tuxedo-wearing, tail-shaking birds. Continue reading