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Penguin in the City (video)

We think of penguins as living almost exclusively in Antarctica.

This 10-year-old King Penguin was rescued from a fisherman’s line and refused to leave after he was healed. He was adopted by a family in a small town in Japan and became a beloved pet who has his own personal air-conditioned cold room.

We see him walk into town wearing his backpack. He heads straight to the local fish store where the proprietor is happy to give him a fish, and help him scarf it down. On the way home a friendly neighbor gives him a welcome hosing.

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Photo credit: Tambako the Jaguar

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9:05PM PDT on Oct 11, 2012

Thank you for sharing!

9:05PM PDT on Oct 11, 2012

Thank you for sharing!

8:11PM PDT on May 20, 2012

Great story. He seems happy and has a great family. Lots of friends too. Hope he's still around.

5:46AM PDT on Apr 25, 2011

Does anyone know whether Lala was affected by the tsunami. I worry because obviously he lives in a coastal town.

6:35AM PDT on Apr 10, 2011

LaLa is beautiful. I wonder if he survived the earthquake and tsunami. Hope he did.

10:47PM PDT on Mar 16, 2011

Clever little Lala lol

9:37AM PST on Mar 11, 2011

the wonders of friendship :)

4:38AM PST on Mar 9, 2011

Thanks for the article.

5:33AM PST on Feb 4, 2011

I sent the vidios to my 5 yr. old g. daughter who loves them so much now.

2:45PM PST on Feb 1, 2011

Cute. I like penguins.

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Great Video , in fact one of the best I have seen with dog and Parrot .. thank you for the articl…

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