Petrified Penguin Named "Kentucky"

Kentucky is getting all the limelight at a zoo in England.

A penguin, named Kentucky, is apparently afraid of the water.

The petrified penguin won't jump in and just stands on the edge shaking.

Zookeepers say he was born a runt and has a molting problem that makes the water too cold for him. His unusual phobia has made him quite the star.

To keep him from becoming a Kentucky fried penguin, zoo keepers are forced to pour water on the pool-shy guy and bring him his food by hand.

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  • by Joey Location: Lex on Jan 27, 2009 at 10:03 AM
    And this is news to us ONLY because they named him Kentucky? Don't you guys get it? They named him Kentucky because he is backwards! Geesh...this is not a proud story to be reporting.
  • by A Location: L on Jan 23, 2009 at 10:12 PM
    They try making him a dive suit? They made an elephant a prosthetic leg why not a penguin a dive suit?
  • by Bat Man Location: Gothom City on Jan 23, 2009 at 05:35 PM
    I've been looking for him!
  • by CATHY Location: FLOYD on Jan 23, 2009 at 03:30 PM


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