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'Gay' penguins 'adopt' chick

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Two "gay" male penguins have hatched a chick and are now rearing it as its adoptive parents.

The zoo in Bremerhaven, northern Germany, says the adult males - Z and Vielpunkt - were given an egg which was rejected by its biological parents and are now happily rearing the chick.

Tristana Moore reports.

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