Thanksgiving Penguin Release

Free birds on Thanksgiving. Nine rescued penguin chick orphans were released into the ocean today. The chicks had never really been in the ocean before so it took some leadership from an adult penguin to get them there. Click through for more…

Nine rescued penguin orphans returned to the ocean on Thanksgiving Day 2011. An educator from the New England Aquarium was on hand to help with the release as the penguin chicks timidly set foot into the ocean for the first time, following a rescued adult who was released at the same time. Click through for more pics and the full story.

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