No Water for Kentucky
January 23 | Hmmm...No Comments Yet
There are plenty of insecurities I have floating around my little brain. I probably shouldn’t share them with you, lest they be used against me for devious purposes. Ahh, what the heck, I’ll throw you a bone and give you one.
I’m afraid of spiders.
I know, I know. It’s just that when I sniff them up close, they’re really scary smelling! It stiffens my tail, it’s so disgusting.
The good news is that I can live with that fear, and no one is the wiser. I bet the penguin in the next story wished he had it so good.
His friends are more than happy to splash about in their icy pools – but for Kentucky the penguin, water holds a real chill.
The runt steadfastly refuses to take the plunge, causing his keepers no end of woe.
They’ve tried forcing Kentucky in to keep his feathers clean – but have resorted to pouring water on him.
The Humboldt penguin was born small and has always had moulting problems – but he has won the hearts of those at Chester Zoo in Cheshire.
‘He just sat there looking a bit lonely on his rock. He’s really cute but I felt sorry for him. It’s like a monkey who’s scared of climbing trees.’
Or a dog afraid of peeing on the couch.