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January 17th 2008
Published: January 17th 2008EDIT THIS ENTRY

Mom and babyMom and babyMom and baby

Sweet huh?
The penguins were really fun. Right now the babies are losing their downy brown feathers steadily being replaced by their adult, black feathers. What I found exciting and cute is when one of the adult bird decides it wants to take a dip in the ocean. The penquin just begins walking down a predetermined path until it reach his goal . . . waddling all the way! It was also funny when there was a group going down or coming back together because there was usually a line leader and if everyone wasn´t keeping up he wouls stop or go back until they were all together again.

I am really glad we made the effort to visit this sanctuary.

See you soon, Aud


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A Penquin familyA Penquin family
A Penquin family

As we quietly walked by there were many scenes like this where the mom was grooming her babies.
Going for a swimGoing for a swim
Going for a swim

This was around 7 PM at night. The penquins had already fished for the day and were just there to goof off and clean up.


17th January 2008

penguin pics
Nice penguin pictures. Love, Hazelnut
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