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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Long swim for an Emperor Penguin

How fantastic,
The folks from New Zealand sure had a treat when this creature arrived on their shores.
I've been going to the Antarctic for 12 years and have yet to see an Emperor Penguin. I could have stayed at home all this time.
Enjoy the short news clip on the site below.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/5172245/Kapitis-rare-visit-from-emperor-penguin

5 comments:

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I come to visit naka...

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