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In a time when the news seems bleak, thank goodness for gay penguins.
That’s right, the cute-o-meter is about to be broken by the news that same-sex penguin couple, Sphen and Magic, have successfully incubated an egg together at the Sydney aquarium.
Apparently this came about after the pair discovered they were "absolute naturals" as parents. The egg was kindly donated by another couple who had one too many.
@IWiIlkaga @jamie86 The egg was fostered to Sphen and Magic from another couple who had two, and did not have the r… https://t.co/uICTyuMMgi — SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (@SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium)
Stop everything, Sydney's gay penguins at @Sydney_Aquarium Sphen and Magic now have a chick https://t.co/JNFxMTfeJb — Jamie McKinnell (@Jamie McKinnell)
Its gender will be unknown for two months, because apparently that’s normal for penguins, who knew?
Sydney’s gay penguins are the queer media’s Harry and Meghan — Samuel Leighton-Dore (@Samuel Leighton-Dore)
Brb just crying over the gay penguins — A Very Salad but Planet Oat (@A Very Salad but Planet Oat)
This is so pure and wonderful. Penguins are the best creatures ever (and endorsed by me since I picked them as my f… https://t.co/Xh0tDfQ5cg — Jenny Haward (@Jenny Haward)
H/T: Sydney Aquarium
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