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Penguin Point

Home to our endangered Humboldt penguins, Penguin Point welcomes you to the Akron Zoo. While our penguins are not fond of the cold, they do love to swim in their pool and interact with guests through the glass.

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About Penguin Point

Habitat Views

Penguin PointThe penguin habitat resembles an abandoned shipwreck off the coastline of Peru and features four viewing areas. Visitors can get a look at the zoo’s Humboldt penguins on land, underwater, at water level and the fourth viewing area allows visitors to get above the water and look down into the penguin pool.

Penguin Pool

The pool in the penguin habitat is 7 feet deep and holds 16,000 gallons of water. 

Penguin Chicks Hatched

Since Penguin Point opened in 2003, 17 Humboldt penguin chicks have hatched at the Akron Zoo. 

Animals at Penguin Point