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Vote what name the Maryland Zoo should give its first hatched penguin of 2021

 naming contest for Maryland Zoo's first penguin chick of 2021
Posted at 11:08 AM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 12:20:03-05

BALTIMORE — Update 2/9/21:

The votes are in, and Ruby is the name.

Ruby hatched on January 8, 2021

Original Story:

The Maryland Zoo wants your help in naming their first hatched penguin of 2021.

The theme is Gemstones.

So here are the choices.

o Emerald - A gemstone known for its rich green color, it is believed to bring good fortune and health.

o Sapphire - This gemstone is most commonly recognized for its shades of celestial blue but can be found in almost every color. It's known as the gem of sincerity and illuminates the true inner beauty of its owner.

o Ruby - This fiery red gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, is associated with deep love and great courage.

o Garnet - A gemstone that spans multiple shades but is best known for shades of red signifies faith, loyalty and friendship.

Now all you have to do is click here to vote.

You can vote once a day until February 8 at 10 am.