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Congratulations! A good movie about birds to smile :)
По случаю праздника - добрый мультик про птичек:)

 
 
27 November 2009 @ 06:31 pm
Wiener Tiergarten, Schoenbrunn ist wunderbar! Vienna Zoo in Schoenbrunn - a wonderful place full of Penguins (There could be found another animals, too:)). Some people say for me it was a reason to go to Vienna. Not at all, but...
Photos are here:
http://public.fotki.com/tiergarten/zoo/pinguine-parade/
 
 
Current Location: Moscow
Current Mood: happyhappy
 
 
16 April 2009 @ 08:19 am
I can't get the video to embed for some reason, but here's a link to a penguin's first swim.

(cross posted to penguins_rock)
 
 
28 June 2007 @ 10:32 pm


ozfille passed this on to me from a travel company newsletter: A Fairytale Wedding in AntarcticaCollapse )
 
 
25 June 2007 @ 11:59 pm


robinwest sent me the Chicago Tribune article on how giant penguins may once have roamed in Peru, and ladykoori sent me the illustrated Discovery Channel version (pic copied above). It's probably a good thing they're extinct or my son would want to move to Peru to get one as a pet!
 
 
 
01 June 2007 @ 11:18 pm


This is the penguin I got my obsessed son as a gift after his violin recital, instead of flowers. It was a very popular choice. *g* I found it at a local Hallmark store.
 
 
20 April 2007 @ 01:22 pm
From CNN, "Penguins start rockin' when stones arrive" -- the Gentoo and Rockhopper penguins at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, getting busy for mating season by building nests.

Also, my uncle sent this eggplant penguin picture to me. Apparently it is from Food For Thought!

 
 
17 April 2007 @ 08:14 pm
Our family took a trip to England and Wales, staying mostly in the vicinity of Bristol, during the course of which we visited four zoos with penguins. The highlight was a visit to Dudley Zoo where our younger son got to meet the chicks of the penguin a friend had "adopted" there for him. Here are some of the photos:


Penguin PhotosCollapse )
 
 
13 March 2007 @ 06:02 pm
My local news station had a story about a baby penguin needing spinal surgery at the Maryland Zoo. We have met many of the penguins there, possibly including his parents. Here is a photo from the news service:

 
 
   
(image property of myspace.com/roxyrockhopper & zsl.org)

An refreshing news comes from London Zoo a day before valentine's day.
http://www.zsl.org/london-zoo/news/p-p-p-pick-up-a-penguin,341,NS.html
One of their rockhoppers, Roxy, published a myspace in search for love.

She's a cute rockhopper, she doesn't have the diva attitude though she's a world-class celebrity, and she lovingly admitted have a body type of 33cm with some extra bagage. You can say, she keeps her head down to earth.
You can check her out and (if you have a myspace account) invite her as a friend at http://www.myspace.com/roxyrockhopper  

Hopefully, this breakthrough from Roxy will encourage more people to fall in love to Roxy and her endangered relatives out there!!
 
 
Current Location: brummy on holiday
Current Mood: calmcalm