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Young Penguin Swam 2,000 Miles (Videos)

A young Emperor penguin accidentally swam all the way to New Zealand from Antarctica. It was cared for in New Zealand and is scheduled to be returned there when possible. Vets flushed sand and driftwood from its digestive tract to help it stay alive.

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1:15AM PDT on Sep 9, 2011


6:53AM PDT on Aug 12, 2011

Thanks for the article.

7:49PM PDT on Jul 28, 2011

Tough little cookie!

7:43PM PDT on Jul 28, 2011

What a tough little cookie!

1:22PM PDT on Jul 13, 2011

Thanks. I am glad that he is going home!

3:27AM PDT on Jul 12, 2011

Thanks and prayers to all those kind hearted souls who helped him.

12:47PM PDT on Jul 11, 2011

Thank you Jake for the update. Kudos to the wonderful people that helped him!

10:29AM PDT on Jul 11, 2011

im happy that they saved that penguin my fingers are crossed that it stays healthy

8:41AM PDT on Jul 11, 2011

At least we know he's an awesome swimmer, but hopefully once he returns home he stays there. It's awesome that there are people in NZ that have helped him, but in many parts of the world he wouldn't have been as lucky. Thank you to those who decided to take in the little guy and help him survive!

8:38AM PDT on Jul 11, 2011

In so happy cause they finally helped the poor guy or girl, hope she or he recovers well and gets well home, thanks to the people that helped him, thanks to the prays and sings of everyone.

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