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“I Love The Penguin Like It’s My Own Child”

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7

Who said penguins and people can’t be best friends?

71-year-old retired bricklayer and part time fisherman Joao Pereira de Souza found a South American Magellanic penguin in 2011 covered in oil and close to death. De Souza managed to nurse him back to health, however, Dindim had a hard time leaving. The penguin stayed with De Souza for 11 months, and then disappeared.. However, Dindim did return.





This penguin swims 8,000km every year to hang out with his hero.

Oh, come on! It doesn’t get any cuter than that.






– Jo

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