2008-11-08

Real penguin gets a stuffed penguin -- the cutest story I've seen all week

I found this story from the UK's Daily Mail through Fark.com. It's got things like tragedy,triumph, cute stuff, and a penguin.

Lonesome penguin cheered up by his new friend... a stuffed toy

A baby penguin which had to be separated from its family after a greedy sibling continually ate all its food has found companionship - with this stuffed toy.

The penguin - called Pingu - began to lose weight and appeared weak after its bigger relative regularly helped himself to all the fish on offer.

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5 comments:

Emily said...

That is too cute. I wish it worked for dogs, but mine would just chew their new "friend"

Gandalf and Grayson said...

Poor little Pingu. We hope he does well with his/her new friend and surrogate mothers.

Daisy said...

Ah, Pingu is so sweet. I am glad he found a friend. And gets lots of foods now.

LDK in the ZOO said...

So first you start beating me to space stories and now you trump me on a zoo story. I really need to step up my game.

The GF said...

I hope Pingu grows up to be a healthy penguin surrounded by lots of warmth, friends and snacks. :)