Who let the dorks out?

Day 3: Rock, hop ‘n’ roll December 3, 2009

Rockhopper penguin doing a happy dance

The SL rockhopper penguin (Eudyptes virtualis) is a rare species. It prefers snowy landscapes and icy ponds but has adjusted well to the predominantly tropical climate of Second Life. Rockhopper penguins originally received their name due to their tendency to hop over rocks and boulders rather than to climb over them awkwardly. SL rockhoppers have extended this behaviour and like to burst into spontaneous dance. They are very friendly and curious creatures, unless they encounter bling or certain free, adult prim attachments – in this case, you better watch out!

Rockhopper Penguin portrait

Credits:
“Rockhopperi Penguin” avatar, $L50, by Duo Farrjones [SLURL] or on XstreetSL (also available as Emperor Penguin).
Tiny Dance by Abranimations [SLURL].
Pictures taken at Oubliette [SLURL].
Read more about rockhopper penguins on Wikipedia.

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2 Responses to “Day 3: Rock, hop ‘n’ roll”

  1. Oooh this is sooo cute. I wish they made a fairy penguin but that would have to be a super tiny, ha!

  2. OMG – I want a fairy penguin now!


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