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7th annual Penguin Days amateur photo contest winners

by jmaloni

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Sat, Mar 28th 2015 09:30 pm

The Aquarium of Niagara celebrated the 24th annual Penguin Days March 21-22 with a penguin photography contest. The winning amateur photographers are:

  • Grand Prizewinner: "Chinney's Argue" by Larry Beahan (chinstrap penguins, Antarctic)
  • Adult First Place:"Struttin' Stuff" by Jane Paulch (Humboldt penguin, Aquarium of Niagara)
  • Adult Second Place: "McMurdo Station" by Lori Harvey (emperor penguin, Antarctica)
  • Child First place: "Tux II" by Jaime Dickinson (Humboldt penguin, Aquarium of Niagara)
  • Child Second Place: "Friends" by Joshua Henderson (Humboldt penguin, Aquarium of Niagara)
  • Child Honorable Mention: William Wagner (African penguin, Seneca Park Zoo)

The grand prizewinner won a penguin encounter; first- and second-prize winners won an 8-inch by 10-inch unframed penguin art piece and award certificate from the Aquarium of Niagara.

Photographs will be displayed throughout the 2015 summer season.

Penguins were on display at the recent Penguin Days at the Aquarium of Niagara. (Photo by Jamie Bacon) 

Penguins were on display at the recent Penguin Days at the Aquarium of Niagara. (Photo by Jamie Bacon)

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