Bald Penguin Gets A Wetsuit

NWF   |   August 15, 2009

Ralph Ralph the Humbolt Penguin suddenly lost his feathers.  This created some problems for him and his keepers.  But his family (a mate and two chicks) needs him and he was unable to avoid going outdoors at Marwell Wildlife near Winchester in the UK.  He needed to stay warm and avoid sunburn.

The solution was to fit him with a wetsuit and send him out.  His pals don’t seem to mind his unusual attire which is tastefully black in keeping with penguin dress code etiquette. 

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