Munro, who survived epic swim, hops on scales for a fishy treat


When Munro was found, he was malnourished after an epic 2000-kilometre swim across sub-Antarctic waters.

But now he weighs a healthy 3.3 kilograms and has a new home and a legion of fans at Taronga Zoo.

This week, the zoo’s Fiordland crested penguin ran up to the scales, hopped on and then waited for his fishy treat.

Read Sydney Morning Herald

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