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Featherless Penguin (8 pics)

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  • 27 Apr, 2011  |
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The Featherless Humboldt penguin Belle in his new suit. It helps the penguin to stay warm in cold water.

1 Featherless Penguin (8 pics)


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3 Featherless Penguin (8 pics)


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№1 Author: Patty (27 Apr 2011 05:17) Total user comments: 1766


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Awwww, poor penquin. I wonder why he has no feathers?
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№2 Author: 2fuzzy (27 Apr 2011 15:39) Total user comments: 10400


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Found this explanation:

The featherless Humboldt penguin Belle (Front) is worn a wet suit to help it rehabilitate the growth of feathers in Singapore Bird Park, on April 4, 2011. Singapore Bird Park's avian keepers put a wet suit onto the featherless Humboldt penguin Belle to help it rehabilitate the growth of feathers. Belle started suffering from feathers moulting since last year, resulting in her being ostracized by her fellow penguins, and losing her ability to swim as well as the ability to keep warm. Therefore, the avian keepers researched and found a way to help the penguin. It was done by tailoring a wet suit for Belle help it grow its feathers.
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№3 Author: xPLDxPunisher (27 Apr 2011 16:08) Total user comments: 70


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How cute 04 I hope the wetsuit works!
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№4 Author: Cacabit (27 Apr 2011 18:05) Total user comments: 821


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2fuzzy,thanks
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№5 Author: Lu (27 Apr 2011 20:34) Total user comments: 15100


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Tks Fuzzman.
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№6 Author: capt.huffnpuff (28 Apr 2011 01:45) Total user comments: 2802


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Cute, but what would happen if he were in his natural habitat. 51
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№7 Author: raymond.wendt (28 Apr 2011 04:56) Total user comments: 9115


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2fuzzy,
thanks! Great they have figured out a way to help her fit in.
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