29 Aug '11, 10pm

Happy Feet Heads Home (video) | Care2 Causes

Happy Feet Heads Home (video) | Care2 Causes

It’s been a summer of news and happenings — after Hurricane Irene, many people in my New Jersey town are without electricity till Labor Day; both orange power cords and fallen trees are lying across the streets — but the story of Happy Feet has, I’m not sure why, taken precedence in my thoughts. Nine weeks ago on June 20, the emperor penguin was found walking on Peka Peka Beach, north of Wellington in New Zealand. He’d somehow gotten way off track and swam 2,000 miles from Antartica. He stayed on the beach for some days but was taken in by the Wellington Zoo after eating driftwood and sand (which he’d mistaken for snow). After surgery to get all of that out of his digestive tract, Happy Feet spent the past several weeks recovering in a specially air-conditioned room . The Wellington Zoo set up a webcam and the three-year-old penguin acquired a world-wide following with ove...

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