Every Year Penguin Swims 8,000KM To Visit His Life Saver


This is an inspiring story of a South American Magellanic penguin named Dindim, who swims 8000km every year to be brought together with the one who saved him 8 years prior.


In 2011, Joao Pereira de Souza, a 71 year-old fisherman who lives in the island town in Brazil, tracked down a little penguin shrouded in oil and was near death. Joao wiped the oil off the penguin’s quills, breast fed him back to wellbeing and give him a name Dindim.


After some time, Dindim was prepared for the world out there, so Joao chose to deliver him back into the ocean. In any case, the penguin would not like to leave. “He remained with me for a very long time and afterward, soon after he changed his jacket with new quills, he vanished,” Joao said. At the point when he inhabited, said that he’d stay away forever.


Incredibly, only a couple of months after the fact, Dindim has gotten back to visit the fisherman. Two or three was brought together again this has been going on consistently since. No one truly knows where he follows he leaves and a few group have hypothesized he invests the remainder of the energy reproducing off the bank of Argentina and Chile. However, what is clear is each year he disappears and consistently he returns to see Joao.

“He shows up in June and passes on to return home in February and consistently he turns out to be more friendly as he shows up considerably more joyful to see me.”


“I love the penguin like it’s my own child and I accept the penguin loves me,” Joao disclosed to Globo TV. “Nobody else is permitted to contact him. He pecks them on the off chance that they do. He lays on my lap, allows me to give him showers, permits me to take care of him sardines and to get him.”


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This story is sufficient to fill the iciest of hearts. Kindly offer this heart touching story with your loved ones!


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