Humboldt Penguins Get New Digs at Woodland Park Zoo

Designed by Studio Hanson Roberts, the new exhibit to open in May of this year, features green technologies and themed design.  The penguins’ new home will be outdoor, and features 30′  of underwater viewing. 

The commendable  plan for the exhibit includes heating/cooling the exhibit pool through geothermal wells, and water filtration through a combination of traditional filters and Living Machine-type natural filtration.  The water volume will be supplemented as needed with rainwater collected from back of house roofs. 

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One thought on “Humboldt Penguins Get New Digs at Woodland Park Zoo

  1. Great to see the exhibit being published – it’s almost done and everyone is excited about it after all the hard work of the last year and a half! It would be nice, however, if the spelling on my name could be corrected to Hanson – if that is possible.
    Thanks so much!

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