We’re worried about penguins’ weight now? Seriously?

My friends are great at finding adorable things, and not too long ago, a few of them shared a link to this ridiculously adorable video of a penguin chasing her zookeeper:

Unfortunately, the post also includes this bit:

We almost feel bad for her, but her “happy feet” and the way she cuddles up to the zookeeper at the end make it clear that their bond is super strong. Also, with penguin obesity rates on the rise, it’s important for the flightless bird to get in some gym time.

Yes, it linked to an entire article about a zoo’s attempt to prevent OMG-besity! in their penguins.

Penguins.

Seriously.

Every time I think the moral panic about “obesity” has reached the most epic, ridiculous lows, it goes lower.

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