More mature than most adults. H/T Reddit!
As well as looking really cute, it means the penguins don't get disturbed by human scientists. Important update: this post now contains a video.
The little guy, who was just welcomed to Ripley's Aquarium in South Carolina, is so young he doesn't even have a name. The aquarium is marking his birth with a month-long baby penguin shower.
Screen-toucher / skrēn-təCH-er / Noun. An animal picture so cute that you actually bring your hand to your computer screen as if you could touch it. Synonyms: heart-exploders, squee-kers, cute-bombs.
Mom, stop. Seriously Mom, stop. This adolescent King Penguin gets help molting from his doting mother.
Do you need more info? You don't.
Can you please stay out of his way? Thanks.
Cozy Heart Penguin, is that you?