[ubuntu-uk] Adopt a Penguin
andy at zrmt.com
Thu Jul 12 16:55:11 BST 2007
Who's going to volunteer to become a penguin keeper?
I'd do it part-time?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Walker" <DaveWalker at ubuntu.com>
To: "British Ubuntu Talk" <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: 12 July 2007 16:48:38 o'clock (GMT) Europe/London
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Adopt a Penguin
On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 19:22 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> Hi Matthew,
> On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 18:05 +0100, Matthew Larsen wrote:
> > >
> > > 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' :(
> > >
> > Marwell is your local zoo? No way used to be mine too (when I was in
> > the marvellous world of Southampton). Maybe renting would be better
> > anyway in case we get fedup of the penguin or it has babies or
> > something. Any idea what its existing name is?
> They have a few.
> Including Gentoo ones! Something must be done!
Doesn't look good - just re-contacted them and they are not keen on
sponsoring with a name. Apparently most arrive @ the zoo with names
already, and where they are not - the keepers like to name them. :(
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