23 Nov '11, 4am

Dozens of Rescued Penguins Delightedly Return to Sea (Video)

Dozens of Rescued Penguins Delightedly Return to Sea (Video)

Seven weeks ago, a cargo ship ran aground off the coast of New Zealand, spilling oil which resulted in the worst maritime environmental disaster in the nation's history. Among the victims were dozens of little penguins which washed ashore blackened by oil and near death. Fortunately wildlife rescuers were on hand to help them, meticulously scrubbing clean their feathery coats and nursing them back to health with devotion befitting of such beloved birds. But now, after nearly two months on the mend and before hundreds of eager spectators, 49 little penguins finally made their way delightedly back to sea. Check out those happy penguins: The 49 penguins released today are the first to return to the wild after being rescued from September's oil spill and rehabilitated thanks to Maritime New Zealand , a group that supports ocean conservation. Around 350 people turned out to wat...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/49-clean-and...

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