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Friday, April 20, 2007

Happy Feet

posted by on April 20 at 14:16 PM

Lala is a 14-year old king penguin rescued from a fishing line by a Japanese family. After they nursed the bird back to health, it refused to leave their home. Now Lala the pet penguin wears a penguin backpack on his way to the fish market to pick up fresh seafood for his adopted family and grab a snack for himself.

Penguins got soul.

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Wow, pen-pen, for real! *cues Rei's theme*

Posted by Ken | April 20, 2007 2:38 PM

errr. *cues Misato's theme*

Posted by Ken | April 20, 2007 2:45 PM

Thank you. That just made my week.

Posted by Levislade | April 20, 2007 2:46 PM

-- yay!!!!!

Posted by Aaro)))n Edge | April 20, 2007 4:45 PM

shit like this literally stops me from killing myself. the world can't be all that bad with lala and knut in it.

Posted by Capt. Spaulding | April 20, 2007 4:56 PM

soooooooo sweet!

Posted by monkey | April 20, 2007 5:47 PM

Okay fine, but is he toilet trained? Seriously, any animal that small that can swallow a whole fish that large must leave some nasty droppings.

Still, it IS a cute story. And even more amazing considering Lala has survived for 10 years in an urban environment without getting run over.

Posted by COMTE | April 20, 2007 9:40 PM

One of my favorite books as a child was "Mr. Popper's Penguins". I always used to want a one for a pet. That impractical desire has now been rekindled. Thank you!

Posted by Jerod in Oly | April 23, 2007 12:16 AM

I'm sorry, it is cute, but I can't get over the fact that Lala's super-refridgerated room is slowly leading to the destruction of his species natural habitat. He might as well be human.

Posted by Andy | April 23, 2007 7:57 AM

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