Submit Your Choice in Contest to Name Ross Park Zoo’s New African Penguin Chick


It’s a girl! Head to to submit a name for an African penguin chick born on June 20.

You may submit one ($5.00) or three ($10.00) names per order. Names may be submitted through Monday, September 7. The person(s) that submits the eventual chosen name will win a Wild Encounter with the African penguins at the Ross Park Zoo (scheduled in 2021).

Remember to follow Ross Park Zoo on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for daily penguin chick updates.

The Ross Park Zoo is located at 60 Morgan Road in Binghamton, NY. The admissions booth is open from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm daily and the zoo closes at 4:00 pm. For more information, call (607) 724-5461 or visit the zoo website at