55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA
94118
415.379.8000
Regular Hours:

Daily

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Members' Hours:

Tuesday

8:30 – 9:30 am

Sunday

10:00 – 11:00 am
Closures
Notices

The Academy will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Planetarium will be closed Sep. 22, 23, 24

Live Penguin Cams 

September 3, 2009

African penguin Reproduction: House Hunting

You may have noticed some of our penguin pairs shopping for new real estate. We have several new pairs that are looking for a permanent nestbox, as well as some established pairs that are thinking about changing their address. Some aggression between pairs and individuals is normal during this time.
Eventually, members of the colony will establish their ownership of specific  nesting sites within the exhibit.-Vikki McClosky


Filed under: CAS Penguin Colony — Penguins @ 7:10 am

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  1. These guys & gals are hilarious! The squabbling today is fascinating….how do I adopt some as my new pets?? (Just kidding, of course).

    Is it mating time right now? When can we expect some eggs & chicks?

    Comment by Susan — September 15, 2009 @ 3:13 pm

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