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Mystic Penguins Hang Out With Huskies

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(Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images)

(Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ A couple of penguins from Africa spent the
day hanging out in UConn territory _ at Gampel Pavilion to be
specific.

Erin Merz, a spokeswoman for Mystic Aquarium, says the penguins,
a male named Blue-Blue and a female named Green-Blue were in Storrs
Wednesday for a video shoot with former UConn basketball coach Jim
Calhoun.

Calhoun is a trustee of the aquarium and the promotional video
for Mystic will air this season on the video board at UConn home
games.

Merz says the birds met many Huskies on their visit, but only
Calhoun will appear with the penguins in the video.

Mystic has over two dozen resident African penguins, and Merz
says several of them, including Blue-Blue and Green-Blue,
occasionally travel for promotional or educational events.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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