A royal penguin, somewhat worse for the wear, was found stranded on a New Zealand beach after going on a 1000-mile holiday by mistake. [AP]

15 Responses to “Penguin stranded 1000 miles from home”

  1. franko says:

    Chilly Willy, is that you?

  2. Chris Hogan says:

    Was that a Withnail-ism there, you sly dog?

  3. trentboyett says:

    HOBOKEN!?!  OOOH I’M DYYYYIN AGAIN!!!

  4. goldenmansacks says:

    Must have taken a wrong turn at Alburquerque.

  5. reminds me of the lone penguin in ‘Encounters at the End of the Earth’ that always makes me get choked up. 

  6. DreamboatSkanky says:

    Looks like he may have blown a seal.

  7. Jared Nielsen says:

    I’ve been on a bender like that. 1000 miles is a long walk of shame. 

  8. Another one. The last one was returned to Antarctica by ship after a stay in a zoo.

  9. Joe Wylie says:

    Is it just coincidence that these birds have been turning up since trawlers have been operating in Antarctic waters south of NZ? Or are they victims of “by-catch”, tossed overboard on the homeward journey?

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