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Chris Pratt, Anna Faris and son name Woodland Park Zoo baby penguin

Posted by: Gigi Allianic, Communications

Actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt and their son Jack were invited to name Woodland Park Zoo’s 50th Humboldt penguin chick. Pratt and Faris grew up in the Seattle area and love Woodland Park Zoo. The name they selected—Eagle—honors their local roots.

Eagle the penguin chick. Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo.

After acing his first veterinary exam last week, Eagle continues to do well and is now spending time out in the exhibit with the colony. You can identify him by his blue band—try to spot him soaring through the water on your next visit!

Watch Eagle soar...underwater. Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo.

Become a ZooParent today and adopt Eagle the penguin chick. Your adoption helps us provide daily care for Eagle and all the animals at the zoo, while also supporting conservation for penguins and other species threatened with extinction.

Eagle (left) is the 50th penguin chick hatched at Woodland Park Zoo since 2010. Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo.


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