21 Oct '11, 7pm

Knit a Penguin Sweater for New Zealand | Care2 Causes

Knit a Penguin Sweater for New Zealand | Care2 Causes

Pick up your needles, knitters. New Zealand’s Little Blue penguins need sweaters. They are victims of the heavy fuel oil leaking from the Rena , which went aground October 5th on a reef off the North Island of New Zealand. About 350 tons of oil have washed ashore on the pristine beaches near Tauranga. Over 1300 sea birds have already died. As of this writing, some 1,400 tons of heavy fuel oil are still on the ship. Rough seas continue to hamper the salvage efforts. Among the victims are New Zealand’s Little Blue penguins . When they come ashore covered with oil, they need sweaters immediately. When they try to clean their feathers, they ingest toxic oil. The knitted coverings keep them from preening until they can be cleaned. So Skeinz , a yarn store in New Zealand, has put out a call to knit sweaters for the birds Australians call “fairy penguins.” The instructions are on...

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