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Zelda & Kohl Had The Best Valentine’s Day Ever

New Orleans: Zelda & Kohl, a pair of African blackfooted penguins had a big weekend at their home, The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.  Yesterday, this pair celebrated their 22nd Valentine’s Day together in style.

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Zelda & Kohl are known as Audubon’s Sweethearts. The aquarium’s senior aviculturist Tom Dyer explained, “While most species of penguins mate for life, there is still a divorce rate. We’ve seen our share of penguin heartbreak, infidelity and sometimes joyful reunion here in our colony. Kohl and Zelda, however, are spending their 22nd Valentine’s Day together.”

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To celebrate this special occasion, the aquarium went all out for these two lovebirds on Valentine’s Day.

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Can’t get enough penguins? Check out the Animal Planet L!VE’s PENGUIN CAM for live feedings 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. CST every day. In addition,  join in on weekly penguin chats on Thursdays at 3 p.m. CST.




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