Stolen penguin aback safe in Australia Sea World
A leash of men faces accuse afterwards allegedly burglary a penguin from Sea World on the Gold Coast of Australia’s Queensland and again aloof about it online.
Dirk, one of the park’s 29 bogie penguins, was begin beneath Southport berth Sunday night, abashed but allegedly not hurt.
The annexation on Saturday night was the aboriginal of an beastly in the park’s 40-year history, the park’s backer Renee Soutar said on Monday.
Police alerted Sea World afterwards anyone saw pictures of the penguin on Facebook allegedly acquaint by the three men, who were absolution it nearby.
Sea World again accomplished out to bounded media to get the public’s advice in award the penguin. Anyone again spotted the beat Dirk ambuscade beneath the accurate pier.
The seven-year-old bird wouldn’t accept lasted continued in the wild, Soutar said. He was built-in in captivity, and although he was acclimated to the climate, the foot-high penguin would accept little aegis adjoin predators like sharks, bodies or dogs, she said.
Dirk spent the night beneath veterinary ascertainment afore getting alternate to his asylum area he abutting his acquaintance Peaches.
Police arrested again arise the three men, who will arise in cloister on May 2 on accuse of trespassing, burglary and unlawfully befitting a adequate animal, said Queensland Police agent Rachel Clark.