24 Apr '11, 2am

Belle, a penguin at Jurong Bird park, has now grown a new coat of feathers after a wetsuit was customised for her

Belle, a penguin at Jurong Bird park, has now grown a new coat of feathers after a wetsuit was customised for her

One of Jurong Bird Park's 96 penguins, it had lost all its feathers last year, perhaps due to stress or a hormonal imbalance, vets said. So keepers made the knee-high, 10-year-old female Humboldt penguin a tiny custom wetsuit (above) that kept it warm and conserved energy for its feathers to regrow.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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