The Magellanic chicks were born in May. They recently joined the full colony of penguins and were named, according to a Shedd news release.
The four chicks names are:
- Porter, a male, was named in honor of Mary Porter Shedd, the wife of the aquarium’s founder.
- Popi, a male, was named after Pablo “Popi” Garcia Borboroglu, who founded the Global Penguin Society.
- Sir Elio, a male.
- Dee, a female, was named after Dee Boersma, a professor and founder of the Center for Ecosystem Sentinels.