Sphen and Magic, a world-famous gay penguin couple, have become dads again after adopting and hatching their second egg. The couple made headlines around the world when they adopted an egg in 2018 and raised their first chick, Lara.
Now SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium has announced they are dads again, as new chicks hatch in the Gentoo Penguin colony. An aquarium spokesperson told the Sydney Star Observer: ‘If one of our pairs has too many eggs or are not good at looking after their eggs, we will sometimes foster these eggs out to other pairs like Sphen and Magic.
We gave Sphen and Magic an egg to incubate as they have proven to be good parents in the past.’ Kerrie Dixon, the penguin supervisor said it had been a busy month as the aquarium’s