fairy penguin


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fairy penguin

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(Animals) a small penguin, Eudyptula minor, with a bluish head and back, found on the Australian coast. Also called: little penguin, blue penguin or korora
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When the Tasmanian Zoo quit calling the Fairy Penguin by that name for fear of offending gays, it convinced me these coiners never research their declarations.
The smallest variety is the Little Blue Penguin, also known as the Fairy Penguin (right).
“Cradle Mountain, waterfalls, National Parks, wineries, caves, beaches and quaint country towns are all just a day trip away, and guests can also see Tasmania's famous fairy penguin population from nearby Hawley Beach and the Promontory.”
** MURRELL, Belinda (text) Serena Geddes (illus.) Lulu Bell and the Birthday Unicorn 85pp ISBN 9781742758756 SCIS 1608631; Lulu Bell and the Fairy Penguin 82pp ISBN 9781742758770 SCIS 1608627 Random House, 2013 $9.95 pbk+e
To be in with a chance of winning, tell me: Is the fairy penguin the LITTLEST or the BIGGEST type?
Flooring sub-contractor Rhys Jones, originally from Barry, told Wales on Sunday he lost out on three contracts after he and a group of friends stole a fairy penguin called Dirk from Sea World in Queensland.
The two then snatched a fairy penguin called Dirk from an aquarium before waking up with the flightless bird in their apartment the following day.
Rhys Owen Jones, 21, and Keri Mules, 20, both originally from Barry, were each fined $1,000 (pounds 637) by magistrates near Brisbane yesterday after admitting to stealing a fairy penguin called Dirk from Sea World in Queensland.
The two Welshmen then snatched a fairy penguin called Dirk from an aquarium before waking up with the flightless bird in their apartment the following day.
The pair found fairy penguin Dirk in their apartment when they awoke the next morning, and tried to release him into a canal.
The Little Blue, also known as the Fairy Penguin, is the smallest of the world's penguin species, measuring about 25 centimeters tall and weighing just 1 kilogram.