29 Nov '11, 5am

New Zealand Oil-Spill Penguins Cleaned Up, Set Free - VIDEO | Care2 Causes

New Zealand Oil-Spill Penguins Cleaned Up, Set Free - VIDEO | Care2 Causes

Penguins rescued from a massive oil spill off New Zealand have been set free after being cleaned up and nursed back to health. They were set free on Mt. Maunganui beach. The 49 birds are among 343 little blue penguins that have been cleaned of oil since cargo ship Rena hit Astrolabe Reef near Tauranga on October 5th, spilling 400 tons of fuel into the ocean and killing more than 2,000 sea birds. Smallest Species Of Penguin In The World The blue penguins, the smallest species of penguin in the world, were found a few days after the maritime catastrophe which hit the once pristine beaches of Mount Manganui and Papamoa. Oil leaked from the Liberian-flagged Rena, stranded 12 nautical miles off the coast, created a three-mile (5km) slick. The flightless birds that survived spent six weeks being looked after and cleaned by experts. Penguins Fitted With Microchips The penguins ha...

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