[ubuntu-uk] Adopt a Penguin

Dave Walker DaveWalker at ubuntu.com
Wed Jul 11 17:55:42 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 17:52 +0100, Matthew Larsen wrote:
> Hey all
> Rob Beard suggested in a thread about adopting a penguin at a zoo, and
> I personally think its a fantastic idea! Thus I started this thread to
> garner interest and maybe actually do it, what's everyone's views?
> I was thinking we could adopt it and call him/her 'ubuntu' instead of
> tux (tux just seems lame) and we could hold events with the penguin to
> advertise ubuntu and use him/her in our own marketing. Plus it would
> be awesome! :)

I contacted my local zoo (http://www.marwell.org.uk/) last summer
regarding adopting a penguin.  Sadly they do not allow naming and it
seemed that the begin was not 'yours' for life; only 'rented' :(

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