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Pocket Penguins


by California Academy of Sciences
Download this app if: you want a live webcam to view penguins.


Advisor Review

Pocket Penguins makes for a real live virtual pet — I admit, I have spent some time watching webcam websites of puppies and other collections of cute animals. I’m not immune to the simulated warmth these webcams provide. Pocket Penguins, an app that lets you view the penguins housed at the California Academy of Sciences, could’ve been much more...

Developer Notes

Warning: Cute alert! Pocket Penguins, streaming in real-time from the California Academy of Sciences, provides an intimate view into our live African penguin exhibit. Watch the birds swim, dive, flirt, nest and relax from any one of three live webcams. Listen in as Academy biologists answer...


Penguins. Are. Cute. — Look, this app won't win any developers' awards or accolades, but that's not the point. Yes, this app is just a streamlined way to watch a webcam feed of penguins, complete with multiple angles. The point of this app is the star - the penguins themselves. Penguins are pretty much cute, and often...