Watch this newly hatched penguin adorably strike a pose

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Watch Newly Hatched Penguin Adorably Strike a Pose


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A newly hatched penguin is so cute that it'll surely put a smile on your face.

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The rockhopper penguin was born at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, less than a month after it hatched did a photo shoot and posed for cameras.

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The fluffy penguin adorably chirped while being cared for by the aquarium staff. They weigh the chick daily and hand feed it a liquid mixture of herring, krill and vitamins, to supplement feedings from its parents in the nest.

The unnamed chick, joins more than 30 rockhopper penguins at the aquarium and the gender will be determined in a few months.

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Besides being incredibly precious, the little penguin is also an ambassador for its species which is listed as vulnerable to endangerment by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

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