A Wetsuit for a Penguin

Pierre_the_PenguinPierre the plumage-challenged penguin needed some protection from the cold whilst swimming in chilly waters. A bespoke wetsuit was fashioned for him by Pamela Schaller, Senior Aquatic Biologist at the California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, US.

Pierre’s story – with pics — is here, in Schaller’s paper called “How and Why to Make a Wetsuit for a Penguin“.

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