BALTIMORE, Md. – The Maryland Zoo recently welcomed their 1000th African penguin, and they want your help giving the chick a name.
The female chick hatched in mid-February, making it the first time that any zoo or aquarium in North America has hatched 1,000 African penguin chicks, zoo officials say.
Now the baby chick needs a name, and you can help choose! Here are your options:
- Millie – Based on the number 1,000, Millie short for Millennium
- Kay – Also based on the number 1,000, Kay as in K, the abbreviation, or kiloyears
- Mango – Following the ‘tree theme’ that the other chicks were named for this year
- Amanzi – The Zulu word for water
Head on over to their website to cast your vote.