17 Aug '11, 6am

BREAKING NEWS NZ's lost penguin to hitch home on research ship - Straits Times: NEWS.com.auNZ's lost penguin to

A wayward Emperor penguin that washed up in New Zealand will be shipped back to sub-antarctic waters later this month on a scientific research vessel, Wellington Zoo said on Wednesday. -- PHOTO: AP WELLINGTON (AFP) - A wayward Emperor penguin that washed up in New Zealand will be shipped back to sub-antarctic waters later this month on a scientific research vessel, Wellington Zoo said on Wednesday. The adult male penguin, nicknamed 'Happy Feet', was found wandering on a beach near the capital in June and taken to the zoo to recuperate when he became ill after eating sand and sticks. With the bird, only the second Emperor penguin ever recorded in New Zealand, restored to full health, zoo chief executive Karen Fifield said plans had been finalised to ship him back to the Southern Ocean. Ms Fifield said the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) ship Tang...

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straitstimes.com 28 Aug '11, 9am

This photo taken on August 25, 2011 shows New Zealand's most famous penguin 'Happy Feet' in his ice-lined, air conditioned...