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Monsieur Pingouin – The Man Who Thinks He’s A Penguin

Mr Penguin Alfred David

Meet Alfred David, the man known affectionately as “Monsieur Pingouin” (Mr Penguin) by the people of Brussels, Belgium. The Belgian eccentric almost always walks around the neighbourhood of Schaerbeek in his big penguin suit and even “talks” like a penguin. Anyone seeing him waddling through the backstreets of Brussels will think he is on his way to a fancy dress ...

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Where Are You, Happy Feet?

Happy Feet on Peka Peka Beach in New Zealand - 3,000 miles north of its native Antarctica

Oh no, we have lost track of Happy Feet! For those of you who have been following the odyssey of Happy Feet, the news about him is not looking too good. After showing up on Peka Peka Beach, north of Wellington on the North Island’s western coast, in New Zealand on June 20 and being nursed back to health by ...

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May You Have A Safe Journey Home, Happy Feet!

Happy Feet

An Emperor penguin, affectionately dubbed Happy Feet, who somehow got way off track from his frozen Antarctic home to end up almost 2000 miles away from home on a New Zealand beach this past June is now heading home. On August 29, after a farewell party at the zoo with 1,700 fans, Happy Feet was transferred to a National Institute ...

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