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Sep 13, 2011

Disney Ending?

Who doesn’t live a Disney ending to life? Happy, happy, joy, joy.

Well I can imagine what it says about me when I burst out laughing this morning when they announced on the news that Happy Feet, the  penguin that was found so far off track in New Zealand and rehabilitated, is no longer showing up on their tracking device and they were not sure what happened to him.

I know, I know, it is very sad. They nursed him back to health after removing kilos of sand from his stomach. He ate it thinking it was snow. The poor little penguin was near death. Every one loved Happy Feet and were so excited for his release. There was talk of a movie being made. Who do you think should play Happy Feet in the movie? What about his love interest?

I am sorry but that just cracked me up. What do YOU think happened to him? 

Well maybe the tracker that they super glued to him just fell off. It was supposed to come of naturally when he moults but maybe the glue let go. It could only read when Happy Feet comes out of the water so if it fell off there would no longer be a signal.

Ya that’s it. It just fell off. Happy Feet is lolling (click here to see my post on lolling) on a beach somewhere eating krill and little fishies. You can see where the transmitter last read on the map. Keep an eye out for him.

happy feet map

I know I will get hate mail now. The world is so in love with Happy Feet and they are all cheering him on and posting positive thoughts for the little guy.

I should put in something deep and profound here about the circle of life but all that comes to mind is Sh#t happens.

16 comments:

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Oh girl, you make me snort with laughter. Mostly because I am so sure many of our first thoughts were "he's gone."

And then the political correctness takes over our brain, and we mutter, oh no, it just fell off. I am sure he's fine.

Guess it's just going to be one of life's mysteries, along there with Marilyn Monroe. Maybe she's on the beach with him, and Amelia Earheart.

Oh boy, now I am going to be getting nasty emails also..... well I will have Lassie the wonder dog answer them.


Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

First I've heard of Happy Feet...guess I live in a bubble. I think we're all pretty sure where he wound up.

Vintage Home said...

....good point...circle of life ..so true!

Blondie's Journal said...

This is the first I've heard of Happy Feet. Sort of sad!

XO,
Jane

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

Yup! That stuff sure does happen!
(Sending positive vibes to Happy Feet.)

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Oh Lori: I hope he did not become a nice light lunch for something. Poor thing. I wanted him to find his way home. V

matron said...

According to an article in THE DAILY EXPRESS news paper today,poor Happy Feet got eaten by a killer whale,just days after his release.
We all hope this is not true,but if it is in the papers,it must be,we all believe what reporters say,don't we.!!!!

Heather said...

Oh Lori, I needed a good laugh! Thanks so much! I don't blame Happy Feet. He probably just wanted to be left alone!

Impulsive Addict said...

You are too funny! Poor lil Happy Feet! I think it was swallowed whole.

vignette design said...

Too funny Lori, although I've never heard of Happy Feet!

Lynn said...

Willie ate 'im.

@eloh said...

Ha, I was going to say " Two words.. Free Willy"

Instead I'll have to agree with Lynn... Willy had him a 30 thousand dollar snack.

MiMi said...

He prolly ate the damn tracker thinking it was chocolate or something. The poor little thing can't be that bright, eating sand and all...

Kasia said...

This is too funny! Probably becaue well, its the first time I heard of him but... LOL yah, he was probably just that, a light snack... circle of life is what it is.. And theres thousands where he came from that are being eaten everyday, its how the killer whales survive, so I guess were all going to have to just suck it up :P Sad, but not at all surprising -.-

Hugs,

Adele said...

OMG, you're hilarious!

Kathleen said...

I say the stupid tracker fell off and he is just fine!
Now it is about the @#$% deer that are eating my roses, etc. Come shoot them, please!

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