9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily
Sponsored by Prairie Farms Dairy
You can now watch penguins and puffins on our new live webcams on our YouTube channel! Tune in throughout the day to see zookeepers feeding the animals and cleaning habitats, birds swimming and diving, resting, preening, building nests and sometimes even raising their young at Penguin & Puffin Coast.
- Click the tabs at the top left of the screen to view the penguin or puffin cameras.
- Live viewing (one-minute delay) is available during Zoo hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
- After 5 p.m., previously recorded footage will play.
- At this time, our cameras are not recording sound.
You may notice differences in brightness on the two cameras throughout the day. Penguins and puffins are from opposite hemispheres, and the lighting we provide for the birds in Penguin & Puffin Coast is reflective of the seasons of their native habitats. When it's winter in the Northern Hemisphere where the puffins live, it's summer for the penguins in the Southern Hemisphere. The light cycle provides the birds with the proper day/night cycle needed for breeding.
While Penguin & Puffin Coast is currently closed to the public for construction of Polar Bear Point, the gentoo, rockhopper and king penguins and the horned and tufted puffins are still in their habitats. We invite you to virtually look in on them every day!
The exhibit will re-open when Polar Bear Point opens in 2015.