8-year-old completes 600 acts of kindness, gets to hang with Woodland Park penguins


From Woodland Park Zoo's Facebook -- 'Alex feels the softness of a 4-day-old penguin chick in the burrow room behind the scenes at the exhibit.'

LAKEWOOD, Wash. - An 8-year-old named Alex McKelvey has completed 600 random acts of kindness, according to the Woodland Park Zoo.

Alex is from Lakewood -- and is an animal lover and ‘professed future zookeeper.’

The Woodland Park Zoo gave Alex a special opportunity -- to enjoy an up-close experience with their penguins!

‘Then she got ready for her next act of kindness,’ wrote the zoo over Facebook. ‘Sharing free zoo carousel passes with others!’

The Woodland Park Zoo thanked ‘Random Acts’ and co-founder Supernatural star Misha Collins, for making the penguin connection possible. 

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