Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 4:45 PM ET

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National Audio 4:45 PM ET

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NAT078 - (Calgary-Penguins-Cold) CALGARY x-17s. Their black and white coats are built to withstand the cold, but many of the Calgary Zoo's penguins have been moved inside because of the bone-chilling weather. Zoo curator Malu Celli says the king penguins have been brought in from their outdoor enclosure after Calgary's cold snap dropped temperatures below minus-25. Celli says the tuxedoed birds would likely be fine if they waddled into the cold, but with chicks still maturing, zookeeper's prefer to err on the side of caution. ("..them out.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Celli says king penguins are accustomed to chilly weather, but they tend to live in milder climates than their Arctic-dwelling cousins, emperor penguins. …

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