I wish I had a pet penguin.

I am in love with penguins. I wish I had a pet one. It’s the way they move, the way they turn their heads, the way they look down at the floor, the way they all bunch up together and how wonderfully sweet they look as huge, fat chicks. For what is essentially a large blob with a head on top, they are incredibly characterful and it is easy to humanise them and attribute thoughts/emotions to their various postures. They trek miles, they face bitter winters and they work as a cooporative much of the time. Males and females wait for one another to return and they nurture their one little chick so carefully. What’s not to love?

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