In pictures: Edinburgh Zoo’s Penguins Rock gets ‘dive-clean’

A GROUP of professional divers have given Edinburgh Zoo’s outdoor penguin pool a thorough “dive-clean” using a special under water vacuum cleaner to ensure the king, gentoo and rock-hopper penguins have a sparkling clean pool to enjoy.

Kate Evans from Basking Shark Scotland cleans the windows of Penguins Rock at Edinburgh Zoo. Picture: Lisa Ferguson
Kate Evans from Basking Shark Scotland cleans the windows of Penguins Rock at Edinburgh Zoo. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Penguins Rock is Europe’s largest outdoor penguin pool, and houses various species, including Gentoo, King and Rockhopper penguins.

Kate Evans from Basking Shark Scotland cleans the windows of Edinburgh Zoo's Penguins Rock. Picture: Lisa Ferguson
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Kate Evans from Basking Shark Scotland cleans the windows of Edinburgh Zoo's Penguins Rock. Picture: Lisa Ferguson
Kate Evans from Basking Shark Scotland cleans the windows of Edinburgh Zoo's Penguins Rock. Picture: Lisa Ferguson