11/10/2012 06:03 EST | Updated 11/11/2012 11:44 EST

Calgary Zoo King Penguins In Snow For The First Time (PHOTOS)

Calgary Zoo

The Calgary Zoo's penguins explored the outdoor habitat at the Zoo for the first time this weekend.

The king penguins ventured into the Penguin Plunge and will be able to enjoy the weather until spring.

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Calgary Zoo King Penguins Enjoy The Snow

The duration of their stay outside also depends on the weather. The penguins will be able to be outside until spring unless it turns unseasonably warm, said the Calgary Zoo in a release.

"It was clear to see that they were right at home in the snow and cold," the Zoo adds

The Penguin Plunge, the home for four species of penguins, had a grand opening in February of this year.

Guests were encouraged to wear black and white possible or even dress up as a penguin.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated the Penguin Plunge features four penguins. In fact, it features four species of penguins.

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