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:
Shedd has a 4-D theater, which means you don't just watch a movie, you experience it through all your senses. Planet Earth: From Pole to Pole explores the life of polar creatures, including emperor penguins, with gusts of wind, rain and a few other surprises. And it's only 15 minutes long, perfect for a quick breather at the large aquarium.