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Same-sex penguin couple is madly in love and has adopted an egg

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Love is in the air as penguin breeding season begins at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium in Australia, and one adorable penguin couple is stealing the show.

Two male gentoo penguins, Sphen and Magic, became inseparable in the Macquarie Island exhibit, the aquarium explained in a blog post. They were so successful at building a nest together and taking care of a dummy egg that the love birds were given a real penguin egg to incubate.

Same-sex penguin couple is madly in love and has adopted an egg

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Love is in the air as penguin breeding season begins at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium in Australia, and one adorable penguin couple is stealing the show.

Two male gentoo penguins, Sphen and Magic, became inseparable in the Macquarie Island exhibit, the aquarium explained in a blog post. They were so successful at building a nest together and taking care of a dummy egg that the love birds were given a real penguin egg to incubate.

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Take a mental swim with these live marine life cams

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This post is part of Hard Refresh, a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible thing you just witnessed on Twitter.

In times of crisis, I turn to ancient gelatinous Cnidarians to soothe my soul. 

They call these creatures “jellyfish.” As the victim of multiple jellyfish attacks, I prefer to ogle them from a remove, either from behind an aquarium glass wall, or failing that, a computer screen.

They and all their delightfully lethargic underwater friends…

Thieves kidnapped a shark by disguising it as a baby

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Two men and a woman attempted to kidnap a three-foot long horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium by disguising it as a baby. And yes, you did read that correctly. 

On Saturday, a man plucked the shark from a tank at the Aquarium, quickly wrapped it in a blanket, put it in a bucket filled with a bleach solution, then put it into a baby carriage, according to BBC News.

The kidnappers were followed to their car by…

Thieves kidnapped a shark by disguising it as a baby

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Two men and a woman attempted to kidnap a three-foot long horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium by disguising it as a baby. And yes, you did read that correctly. 

On Saturday, a man plucked the shark from a tank at the Aquarium, quickly wrapped it in a blanket, put it in a bucket filled with a bleach solution, then put it into a baby carriage, according to BBC News.

The kidnappers were followed to their car by…

That self-sustaining aquarium you all went crazy over has been revamped

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Remember the EcoQube Air and the EcoQube C that you all freaked out over? There’s a bigger, better model in town: the EcoQube C+.

Recently launched and quickly funded on Kickstarter, the EcoQube C+ is an extreme revamp of the original self-sustaining ecosystem. It’s bigger than both previous models (three…

You can now sync your phone to your fish tank

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MOAI is a tiny robot that sticks to your fish tank. Through your phone, you can schedule cleaning as well as snap photos and videos from an angle you could never get otherwise. Read more…

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You can now sync your phone to your fish tank

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MOAI is a tiny robot that sticks to your fish tank. Through your phone, you can schedule cleaning as well as snap photos and videos from an angle you could never get otherwise. Read more…

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Leave the tabletop aquariums behind and mount your aquarium on the wall

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Fish make great pets. They’re easy to take care of, you never have to walk them, and they’re really good listeners. Best of all though: they get to live in their own self-contained home.

However, if you’re bored with the same old tabletop aquarium or need to free up some counter space, we’ve got exciting news for you: you can have a fish tank mounted on the wall.

A self-cleaning aquarium for lazy fish owners

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Fish are easily some of the lowest maintenance pets.