Penguins line up for their weigh in - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Penguins line up for their weigh in

Penguins weigh in. (Source: Milwaukee County Zoo) Penguins weigh in. (Source: Milwaukee County Zoo)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Once a month zookeepers at the Milwaukee County Zoo have to weigh the penguins, which isn't as easy as it sounds.

Sometimes they are very well-behaved, line up and take their turns. But some like to follow their buddies onto the scale, and others skip over the scale altogether. The zookeeper uses fish to try and lure the penguins onto the scale.

DOWNLOAD OUR APPS
+ News app: Apple | Android
+ Weather app: Apple | Android

Each penguin's weight is tracked by the bands on their flippers.

Copyright 2018 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.

  • WAVE 3 NewsNEWSMore>>

  • Kayla Vanmeter, husband welcome new baby boy

    Kayla Vanmeter, husband welcome new baby boy

    Monday, June 25 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 09:48:07 GMT
    Willie Vanmeter weighed in at 8 pounds and 2 ounces Friday night, and his parents couldn't be happier. (Source: Kayla Vanmeter)Willie Vanmeter weighed in at 8 pounds and 2 ounces Friday night, and his parents couldn't be happier. (Source: Kayla Vanmeter)
    Willie Vanmeter weighed in at 8 pounds and 2 ounces Friday night, and his parents couldn't be happier. (Source: Kayla Vanmeter)Willie Vanmeter weighed in at 8 pounds and 2 ounces Friday night, and his parents couldn't be happier. (Source: Kayla Vanmeter)

    WAVE 3 News is excited to welcome the newest member to the Sunrise team.

    More >>

    WAVE 3 News is excited to welcome the newest member to the Sunrise team.

    More >>
  • SLIDESHOW: 20 things you don't know about Brian Goode

    SLIDESHOW: 20 things you don't know about Brian Goode

    Thursday, October 23 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-10-23 22:16:00 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-06-25 09:25:09 GMT
    Brian GoodeBrian Goode
    Brian GoodeBrian Goode

    Chicken fingers, roller coasters and Washington, D.C. Find out what else Brian Goode is into!

    More >>

    Chicken fingers, roller coasters and Washington, D.C. Find out what else Brian Goode is into!

    More >>
  • MUGSHOT MONDAY: June 2018 Roundup

    MUGSHOT MONDAY: June 2018 Roundup

    Monday, April 18 2016 11:14 AM EDT2016-04-18 15:14:48 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-06-25 09:22:18 GMT

    See who's been arrested this month in WAVE Country and read about the crimes they're accused of committing. An arrest is not a presumption of guilt.

    More >>

    See who's been arrested this month in WAVE Country and read about the crimes they're accused of committing. An arrest is not a presumption of guilt.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly