Toronto Zoo Separates Gay Penquins So They Can Mate With Females

Posted by | November 9, 2011 19:16 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Toronto Zoo feels the need to increase the Penguin population, and so is trying to mate gay penguins with females.

“The males will be put in with a specific female so they have the chance to get to know one another, and if they bond, that’s what we’re looking for,” Bill Rapley, the zoo’s executive director of conservation and wildlife, told…

Buddy and Pedro, who were both raised in captivity, pair together every night, “bray” at one another, groom each other, and never seem to tire of standing alongside each other, the Toronto Star reported.

But because the penguins have “top-notch genes,” zookeepers want them to breed with females to help populate the species, which is endangered.

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