The AP reports from WELLINGTON, New Zealand:
Fears over the health of a young Emperor penguin stranded on a New Zealand beach have prompted officials to move it to a local zoo.
The penguin's rare 2,000-mile journey from
Antarcticahas captured the imagination of many here in the South Pacific and around the world. But veterinarians and conservation officials became concerned enough about the bird that they stepped in Friday. Continue reading.
See a previous PhotoBlog post about the adventurous penguin.