Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Tokyo Zoo Searches for Runaway Penguin

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

A one-year old Humboldt penguin scaled a rock wall twice its height this past weekend, escaping Tokyo Sea Life Park. Zoo officials did not notice that one of their 135 penguins was missing until the director of a neighboring zoo emailed a photo of the errant penguin. A second picture, provided by a visitor, confirmed that the penguin in question was one that had hatched the previous January.

According to zoo official Takashi Sugino, because penguins cannot fly, it is not entirely clear how it escaped. Yet wildlife often have “explosive” power when startled, leading officials to suspect the penguin ran up and over the rock face after being frightened.

The penguin was last seen in the mouth of the Old Edogawa river which runs into Tokyo Bay. Zoo officials are searching the surrounding areas in hopes of recapturing it.

Via Discovery

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments

Don’t Lower Your Standards

Accepting these attempts make them seem less harmful, but they are deadly.

Amendments to Animal Slaughter Practices Will Never Be “Enough”

Tyson is back in the news, and their efforts to appease Mercy For Animals have come up short.

10,000 Take Over Grant Park for Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

On Saturday June 10th, ten thousand people helped prove that there’s success in promoting veganism, and tons of fun to be had doing it.