1: What are penguin sweaters for?
When an oil spill affects penguins they are dressed in little knitted sweaters to stop themselves preening their feathers. This prevents them poisoning themselves by ingesting the oil. The sweaters are removed and discarded as soon as the penguins can be washed.
Some organisations also use the sweaters on penguins while their natural oils replenish themsleves.
2: Are there still oil spills in Australia?
No. Oil spills are very rare in penguin populated areas. However, stockpiles of little sweaters are collected by some agencies "just in case" an oil spill ever happens.
Sorry Jemaine, but I love penguins.
Peaches wrote:I concur, what's to dislike about a PENGUIN!?
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