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Humboldt penguins

In zoos, the most common ones are Humboldts and Cape penguins.

Noorder Dierenpark, Emmen


Picture taken April 1998 Top

Marineland, Antibes


Visited on May 25, 2001 Top

Aqua Zoo Friesland, Leeuwarden

Visited on July 1, 2007, and May 1, 2011.

You can walk in the cage and touch them. Zoo had African penguins as well in 2007.


Picture taken April 1998


Picture taken in 2011 Top

Avifauna, Alphen a/d Rijn

Fed them at April 11, 2007.


April 11, 2007


March 23, 2013 Top

Papegaaienpark NOP

This is the Dutch Foundation for the Refuge and Care of Parrots which has a park in Veldhoven, next to Eindhoven. Since 2008 they have ten Humboldt penguins, of which one died shortly after they arrived.


Pictures taken on May 3, 2008


Pictures taken on May 27, 2012 Top

Karlsruhe Zoo

One of the few places to spot Magellanic penguins, in this case in the same area as these Humboldts.


Picture taken at a visit on November 1, 2009 Top

Dresden Zoo

Visited on May 11, 2010, combined with a visit to the city of Dresden.


Picture taken May 11, 2010 Top

Antwerpen Zoo

The outside cage of the Humboldts will be moved to Planckendeal after the first quartile of 2013. Antwerpen Zoo has an excellent cage with King, Macaroni, and Gentoo penguins as well.


Pictures taken February 26, 2013 Top

Ouwehands Zoo

Ouwehands zoo in Rhenen.


Visited December 1, 2013 Top