Lost Antarctic Emperor Penguin Headed Back Home

Posted on September 5, 2011

The lost Antarctic Emperor Penguin (nicknamed Happy Feet) that wound up on the Peka Peka Beach in New Zealand after making a 2,000-mile wrong turn has been returned to the ocean. Wildlife officials had to intervene after the lost penguin consumed 6.5 pounds of sand on the New Zealand beach.

Happy Feet is equipped with a GPS device so he can be tracked.

Happy Feet did not look very eager to go down the slide that had been constructed for him. He had to be pushed. Take a look:

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