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Pebbles help penguins mate


Edinburgh Zoo is helping its male penguins find a mate by providing pebbles they can use to attract a female.

During the mating season large doughnut-shaped nesting rings and pebbles are placed in the enclosures by keepers for the Gentoo penguins.

Zookeeper Roslyn Talbot explains why a pebble could help the mating process.


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