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SeaWorld San Diego welcomes new king penguin

Posted at 3:08 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 23:59:26-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Get your happy feet on! SeaWorld San Diego is celebrating World Penguin Day Thursday.

The park announced that it recently hatched a king penguin at Penguin Encounter, adding to the excitement of the celebration.

The addition of the king penguin comes as SeaWorld gets ready to open a new roller coaster for the start of the summer travel season.

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The new ride, called Tidal Twister, features a zero-g roll as riders embark on the coaster.

The ride is set to open on May 24.