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Lost Penguin Set to Return Home to Antarctic

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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An Emperor penguin who wandered far from his frozen Antarctic home onto a New Zealand beach will be shipped back home later this month. The Wellington Zoo announced Wednesday the adult male penguin who has been dubbed “Happy Feet” by an adoring public will transported to the Southern Ocean aboard a research vessel on August […]

Wayward Penguin Cleared for Return to Antarctic

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Antarctic penguin who was found wandering aimlessly on a New Zealand beach two months ago has been cleared to return to his natural habitat. Veterinarians at the Wellington Zoo have given a clean bill of health to the emperor penguin nicknamed Happy Feet. The penguin was discovered on the Peka Peka beach north of […]