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Sad news from the Sewerby Hall zoo

With great sadness, we have to announce the death of Rosie, thought to be the world’s oldest Humboldt penguin, just a few weeks short of her 33rd birthday. Rosie passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday (10 March). Our Head Zookeeper John Pickering picked up Rosie and her partner Dion, who were both four months old at the time, from Birdworld in Surrey in 1990, and the couple successfully hatched chicks over the years.…