13 Sep '11, 6am

Happy Feet, the sickly New Zealand penguin that was rehabilitated and released, might have met his end

Happy Feet, the Emperor penguin that was found on a New Zealand beach after wandering thousands of kilometres from home, may be lost forever. Scientists have said that the bird, who won the hearts of thousands around the world with his story of survival against the odds, may have been eaten by a shark or killer whale after being released back into the wild. The three-and-a-half year old bird shot to stardom after it was discovered disoriented and desperately ill in June. After intensive rehabilitation, including several life saving operations, at Wellington Zoo, the penguin was released back into the waters of the Southern Ocean on Sept 4, complete with a transmitting device glued to its back so that researchers could plot its progress. But on Friday the transmitter fell silent, prompting fears Happy Feet had met a sticky end. Sirtrack, the company monitoring Happy Feet's ...

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