The Maryland Zoo is near a big milestone thanks to their latest addition.
The zoo's 999th penguin chick has hatched!
9️⃣9️⃣9️⃣ is here! We're just one hatching away from reaching a HUGE milestone in the Zoo's African penguin program. pic.twitter.com/u0eKzz0GTe
— Maryland Zoo (@marylandzoo) February 15, 2018
This puts the zoo just one chick away from a huge milestone. If the zoo makes it to 1,000 chicks this season, they'll be the first zoo or aquarium in North America to do so.