Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach celebrates first baby penguin

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach celebrates first baby penguin
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach welcomed its first penguin chick on Oct. 7. (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Ripley’s Aquarium revealed the name of its first penguin chick on Friday.

Named Egerton, the moniker was inspired by Egerton Burroughs, a friend of the aquarium, according to a press release.

The little one was born on Oct. 7 and is being raised in the penguin nursery.

Catch “Grand Strand Today” on Dec. 7 for an exclusive interview about Ripley’s Aquarium’s newest bundle of joy!

Best job everrrr. Today was a dream come true and I can’t wait to share it with y’all! We’ll have all the details on...

Posted by HalleyMay on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Copyright 2020 WMBF. All rights reserved.