Visitors to Dubai will soon be able to see some penguins during their time in the state.

Travellers on flights to Dubai could soon be able to see some unexpected visitors in the state’s sunny climate as a group of penguins are set to go on show.

A colony of 20 Genoo and Emperor penguins are to unveiled to the public in their new home at Ski Dubai in the Mall of the Emirates.

The penguins were first seen by the public on January 31st but on Sunday February 5th people will be able to get up close to the animals.

As they were all hand reared, the creatures are happy to be around people and will take food from them, as well as sitting on the knees of visitors.

Director at Ski Dubai Omar El-Banna told 7 Days: “The Snow Penguins at Ski Dubai have received a tremendously warm and enthusiastic response from walk-in encounter bookings to online and telephone queries.”

There is a diverse number of things to see and do after taking flights to Dubai, with the world’s largest silk carpet currently on display in the emirate.

Written by Alex Cochrane

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