Monday, April 5, 2010

Next thing you know, they'll be marrying penguins!

Here's a sweet story from The Sun in England about a pair of penguins who happen to be gay.

A PAIR of GAY penguins are so loved-up they have been given a WEDDING service.

The besotted male birds turned out to be such a great parenting pair their keepers thought they deserved a reward and let them marry.
They were once given the cold shoulder at the wildlife park in China for stealing heterosexual couples' eggs to nest as their own
But after being allowed to try out with eggs rejected by their mothers the couple have become the zoo's best penguin parents
Now keepers at Polarland Zoo in Harbin, north east China, have rewarded their devotion with a wedding day. 
One wore a tie and the other was dressed in a red blouse – a traditional Chinese bridal colour – as they stepped into their icy wedding room to the music of the Wedding March.
Keepers then served them their favourite dish for the occasion – spring fish.
"They have been a good couple and deserved their reward," said one keeper.

With thanks to Jennifer H-T.

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