Due to the weather, the Museum is closed on Tuesday, January 27. All Tuesday programs and some Wednesday programs have been cancelled. Please check here for a full list, and check back for regular updates.
The Museum will be open on Wednesday, January 28, during regular hours, from 10 am to 5:45 pm.
Regular updates will also be posted to our Facebook page and Twitter account (@AMNH).
The King Penguin, second largest in its family, congregates on South Georgia, an island in the south Atlantic near Antarctica.
To protect their eggs and small chicks from the cold, King Penguin parents carry them on their feet. Females and males take turns watching over the eggs and hatchlings.