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Humboldt Penguins in German Zoo

’Gay’ Penguins resist Swedish Advances

Six male penguins at a German zoo are proving strangely resistant to the advances of four females brought in from Sweden to tempt them into breeding. 

Of the ten male Humboldt penguins at the zoo, six have formed into ‘homosexual’ couples and have shown no interest in the females, making breeding impossible. 

So far, the boys are remaining with the boys and the decision to import Swedish ‘temptresses’ has prompted a furious reaction from gay and lesbian group, with one Austrian gay website launching a petition to protest against the ‘clear discrimination’ of the ‘gay penguins’. 

While the media has had great fun with the story, the director of the zoo says it isn’t any laughing matter, because the Humboldt penguin is threatened with extinction and it’s up to zoos to ensure they reproduce.

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