“Researchers believe that the bird’s underwater prowess may have cost it its ability to fly.”
At Drusillas we have two types; Humboldt Penguins, typically found around Chile and Peru (pictured), and Rockhopper Penguins, usually found on islands around Antarctica, including the Falkland Islands.
Bandit the racoon, who went missing from Drusillas Park three weeks ago, has found her own way back to the zoo in East Sussex.
The furry fugitive was discovered back with the family group by zoo keeper Katherine Gibson during the routine evening check. A quick scan of her microchip confirmed that Bandit had returned; she appears in good health and seems pleased to be reunited with her fellow outlaws.