. These birds are black and white yet pink all over — thanks to the patches of featherless bare skin that allow them to thrive in warmer climates — and sure to be a hit with parents and kiddos alike. “You’ll be able to get right up to the glass and see them. They have distinct personalities,” says PR coordinator Ashley Tompkins. Always the wise woman, Mother Nature designed these creatures to endure a desertlike habitat since most are found in the coastal areas of Peru and Chile.
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 27 through May 29; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 30 through June 2, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. from June 3. Moody Gardens, One Hope Boulevard, Galveston. For information, call 1-800-582-4673 or visit moodygardens.org
. $31.95 adults; $25.95 seniors age 65 and older and children ages 4-12; children 3 years and younger free.
The flightless bird is the star this summer at Moody Gardens’ Humboldt penguins exhibit as the organization reveals its $37 million, newly renovated