One by one the penguins are stealing my sanity

I just wish I knew where that came from, I have been looking everywhere to find out, so if anyone knows……

In looking, came across this which just made me titter…..

Zoo tempts gay penguins to go straight

A German zoo has imported four female penguins from Sweden in an effort to tempt its gay penguins to go straight.

The four Swedish females were dispatched to the Bremerhaven Zoo in Bremen after it was found that three of the zoo’s five penguin pairs were homosexual.

Keepers at the zoo ordered DNA tests to be carried out on the penguins after they had been mating for years without producing any chicks.

It was only then they realised that six of the birds were living in homosexual partnerships.

Director Heike Kueck said that the zoo hoped to see some baby penguins in the coming months.

She said that the birds had been mating for years and one couple even adopted a stone that they protected like an egg.

Kueck said that the project has the support of the European Endangered Species Programme because the penguins, which are native to South America, are an endangered species.

A biologist will be on hand to monitor the experiment.

But introducing the Bremerhaven penguins to their new Swedish friends may not be as successful as hoped after earlier experiments revealed great difficulties in separating homosexual couples.

In case they show no interest, the zoo has also flown in two new male penguins “so that the ladies don’t miss out altogether”, Kueck added.

Story filed: 09:47 Tuesday 8th February 2005

Follow-up to this is: A Peculiarity of Penguins

and What is it with the Penguins?


15 Responses to “One by one the penguins are stealing my sanity”

  1. Its on Saffrons T-shirt – but I suspect it may have something to do with Linux originally as the symbol of the Linux operating system is a Penguin

  2. aha……….my friend’s son had it on a t-shirt too a couple of years ago….

  3. I wrote about this on my blog ages ago. It’s a cool story! And it’s in my ‘best of’ selection page. x

  4. i love penguins .they are so cute. do you like them and hi peoples

  5. samantha Says:

    Ahh look at the cute penguins they are so sexy!!!

  6. penguins are definitelay animals with personalities!

  7. Definitely even……

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  9. Penguins are the cutest animal ever Ahh

  10. hello every1 i think penguins are da best ever

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  12. OMG! i love penguins. they are SUPERRRR kool

  13. i love penguin they are so so cute and friendly.

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  15. annmarie reilly Says:

    hi all iv loved penguins 4 years they rule!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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