Wednesday, December 17, 2008

A very penguin Christmas at Korea park

This Christmas, a family of penguins is helping boost the holiday spirit in South Korea.

At an amusement park outside Seoul, five penguins on loan from the zoo welcome visitors with a mini-parade that they will perform daily until Christmas Day.

The "mom", "dad" and three "baby" penguins also put on a show, where handlers dress them up in Santa costumes and let the birds waddle around on man-made snow and ice.

Children will also be able to hold some of the penguins, and even take them on sleigh rides.

Watch a video of the penguins in their Santa suits.

1 comment:

penguingeek said...

Cute costumes although I'm wary of why the zoo is letting the penguins be on the snow since those look like blackfooted penguins and they are use to temperate climates. I'm sure the snow is quite a surprise to them and I hope they don't get sick.