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Gay penguins expelled from zoo colony December 16, 2008

Posted by tkcollier in Enviroment.
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A pair of gay penguins thrown out of their zoo colony for repeatedly stealing eggs have been given some of their own to look after following a protest by animal rights groups.

Last month the birds were segregated after they were caught placing stones at the feet of parents before waddling away with their eggs.

But angry visitors to Polar Land in Harbin, northern China, complained it wasn’t fair to stop the couple from becoming surrogate fathers and urged zoo bosses to give them a chance

via Gay penguins expelled from zoo colony for stealing eggs are given their own to look after following animal rights protest | Mail Online.

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1. Eldest Daughter - December 18, 2008

I remember a female gull pair on the Farallones that ended up with eggs to hatch so must have had a male donor. But in gulls the males and females incubate, unlike penguins.


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