“In Brazil, 373 young Magellanic penguins were rescued, rehabilitated and released last weekend after their search for food left them stranded, hundreds of miles from their usual feeding grounds…
Some penguins are still being cared for, both in the north and south of Brazil. The newly released birds have bands on their flippers so scientists can follow their progress and learn more about their migratory habits.”
Flight of the Penguin, read the whole story at CNN
The International Fund for Animal Welfare says it was 372 penguins… what’s happened to the last little penguin? There’s not a lot of talk on their website about the event, but If you’d like to support their efforts, you can donate to help animals in need. Visit their site to watch their penguin release video.
more penguin photos at CNN