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New birds flock to wildlife park

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The new penguins are part of a European breeding programme

An Isle of Man wildlife park has become the new home for a dozen penguins and a king vulture.

Curraghs Wildlife Park saw its new tenants move in a week ago, with both becoming popular attractions.

Visitors can see the penguins being fed twice a day and the king vulture, from Holland, with his female counterpart who already lives at the park.

Tourist minister Martyn Quayle said the new arrivals were part of a Europe-wide breeding programme.



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