Toy penguins used to care for chicks named in honour of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Independent published this video item, entitled “Toy penguins used to care for chicks named in honour of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee” – below is their description.

A group of Humbolt penguin chicks at ZSL London Zoo have a rather unlikely caregiver looking after them – a toy version of themselves.

The chicks were given names paying tribute to famous people and events from the last 70 years – Hillary, Apollo, Bobby, Bernie, and Mac – to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee.

The toy penguin is being used to help with their care while the penguins are being hand-reared as their parents are unable to look after them.

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