Scooter the penguin needs a cape to keep warm


The African penguin Scooter didn’t molt this year, which means she didn’t grow the new feathers that weave into a watertight coat, and the zookeepers at Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square in Saginaw, Michigan therefore had to put this cape on her, in order to keep her from going into hypothermia. Californians have had success with a custom-made wet suit triggering the molting process, but Scooter goes for the shabby-chic Hungarian colors. Read more here on


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