Remember When: Edinburgh penguins on the march

Penguins take in the sights outside their home in the zoo in Corstorphine Road, as a tram trundles by in 1952.

Penguins take in the sights outside their home in the zoo in Corstorphine Road, as a tram trundles by in 1952.

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EDINBURGH Zoo has had penguins on show since January 1913, when three king penguins took up residence.

These days the zoo’s ‘Penguins Rock’ habitat houses colonies of gentoo, king and rockhopper penguins.

Penguins nesting in 1960.

Penguins nesting in 1960.

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Children enjoying the penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo in 1964.

Children enjoying the penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo in 1964.