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PICK UP A PENGUIN

ASTRAGAL

It's official - Modernism is bad for you. Just ask the former denizens of Lubetkin's famous Penguin Pool at London Zoo.

'Walking around on concrete all day was not very good for their feet or joints, ' senior birdkeeper Tim Savage tells the Press Association, so in 2004 they were moved to new quarters with 'well-ventilated nesting boxes'. This has been like Viagra for the lucky little avians, leading to a 'breeding boom'.

'They are doing really well now and behaving like penguins should, ' says Savage. Who knows what would happen if they decanted Highpoint One?

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