Knitted pullovers protect penguins from oil discharge
Pullovers are in this season for Phillip Island penguins.
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Penguins on parade: normally the birds show off their natural good looks every night.
© Penguin parade
Knitters around the world have pulled together to save thousands of oil-soaked little penguins on Phillip Island, southern Australia.
Ten thousand penguin-sized, pure-wool jumpers have flooded into the offices of the Tasmanian Conservation Trust in response to their call for emergency insulation for a vulnerable population of world’s smallest penguins - sometimes known as fairy penguins.
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