Baby Penguin Found in Sydney Drain, Far From Sea

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017224 viewsVirality: 83%
Published: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017

A baby penguin was found wandering in a storm-water drain in an inner-west suburb of Sydney by a pair of friends on Thursday, December 1.

Josh Pirini recorded footage of the penguin, which was far from its home, as the two men <a href="http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/inner-west/lost-baby-penguin-saved-after-being-trapped-in-a-stormwater-drain-in-sydney/news-story/f359d69050de4e8f8d0c18da36a3c0c3" target="_blank">attempted to safely capture it</a>.

They were eventually successful and <a href="http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/baby-penguin-found-in-innersydney-drain-20161202-gt2owq.html" target="_blank">handed it over to the <span class="caps">RSPCA</span></a>. <span class="caps">RSPCA</span> staff then gave it to Taronga Zoo for a health assessment.

Footage captures the moment the pair try to catch the penguin.

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