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The Go Penguins Are A Go

November 27, 2009

The Penguin Post has learned that at long last more than 200 decorated glass fiber penguins have officially¬† gone on display in Liverpool this week as part of the city’s Year of the Environment.¬† The Go Penguins artworks were decorated by celebrities, schools and community groups. Colonies of the colorful, flightless birds can be seen across Liverpool, Wirral and St Helens until 10 January.¬† They are being used to highlight the dangers of global warming and polar ice melting. One of the more heralded penguin sculptures is from Birkenhead-born television and radio presenter Paul O’Grady who designed a penguin called “Owl Ma Penguin” which was inspired by his childhood memories of older women from his hometown.

Some of the more than 200 colorful penguins of Liverpool