It's hard not to love a penguin-it must have something to do with that tuxedoed look. Jan. 20 is Penguin Awareness Day, and it's a great time to learn about penguins and the threats they face, such as oil spills, warming ocean temperatures and depleted food sources. We've got the perfect place to spend the day: Shedd Aquarium, where general admission is free on Jan. 20 to Illinois residents. We talked to those experts for some ideas to celebrate our penguin pals.You might also like:
A penguin feast is in order! Penguins eat a variety of seafood, including squid. But not all seafood at the grocery store is penguin friendly. Check out Shedd's website for the Right Bite wallet card, an easy guide to buying fish caught or farmed using environmentally friendly practices.