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SeaWorld hatches first penguin via artificial insemination

Officials hope the first penguin hatched via artificial insemination at SeaWorld in San Diego will help make strides in conservation efforts.
An amazing scientific breakthrough is underway at SeaWorld in San Diego.

A 12-week-old penguin known as Magellan Number 184 is just one of hundreds hatched at SeaWorld over the years.

But the feathered girl stands apart from all the rest because she's the first of any penguin species to be produced through artificial insemination.

Using a revolutionary technique through the park's reproductive research center, officials hope it will help them make strides in conservation efforts.
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