Penguins flown to Christchurch

11 Jul Penguins flown to Christchurch

Three penguins have been flown down to Christchurch’s International Antarctic Centre as the National Aquarium of New Zealand is nearing capacity.

Two females, Pippa and Miley, and an unnamed male left Napier’s facility today with aquarium keeper Rebekah Cuthbert.

Ms Cuthbert said the Antarctic Centre were delighted to receive a call from her, asking if they’d like some birds for their indoor and outdoor penguin viewing area.

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