fairy penguin


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fairy penguin

a small penguin, Eudyptula minor, with a bluish head and back, found on the Australian coast
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In the next one, Lulu and Molly and their families are down on the beach when they see a fairy penguin attacked by a dog.
Fairy Penguin Parade -- Melbourne, Australia -- During this fairytale adventure, guests have the opportunity to witness one of nature's most intriguing phenomena at Phillip Island, breeding ground of the world's smallest penguins.
Phillip Island's fairy penguin population's refusal to parade as scheduled over the crucial Easter holiday weekend was described by the Premier, Mr Kennett, today, as `a despicable act of betrayal towards all shareholders in the Victoria Corporation'.
The Little Penguin, also known as the Fairy Penguin, is the world's smallest, and the only penguin permanently found in Australia.
The men are said to have been reminded of their escapade on waking to find the seven-year-old fairy penguin - named Dirk - in their accommodation.
They only realised what had happened on their drunken night of revelry when they woke to find the fairy penguin in their apartment the next morning.
TWO Welshmen have been charged in Australia with stealing a fairy penguin called Dirk.
Biologist Roger Kirkwood said the 120 foxes on Phillip Island in Victoria looked set to wipe out the fairy penguin colony there.
After their dip with the dolphins they let off a fire extinguisher in the shark enclosure before stealing fairy penguin Dirk.
The friends, aged 21, 20 and 18, got into Sea World on Queensland's Gold Coast and removed the fairy penguin, called Dirk, which had never lived in the wild.
Catch the night parade of fairy penguins on Phillip Island Australia's Phillip Island is home to about 32,000 little penguins.
What urges me to linger here, where the fairy penguins return to their burrows in the sand dunes each dusk, are the boardwalks and viewing platforms -- that offer 360- degree views of an island that looks photo- shopped into existence.