Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Locals raise penguin

BOSTON—Like many moms of newborns, Caitlin Hume still has plenty of work to do
when she gets home. There's the herring-and-krill formula to prepare, followed
by a little peeping and playtime, then bed.
For the past few weeks, Hume and
fellow New England Aquarium biologist Heather Urquhart have been mothering a
22-ounce Little Blue Penguin that was rejected by its parents after a difficult
Rejected? Who are these parents, religious types afraid of a left-handed redhead? Chinese parents who want a boy?

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