Three young Britons will appear in court in Australia accused of stealing a penguin during a drunken night out.
The trio are said to have broken into a Sea World marine park, where they also allegedly stripped to their underwear to swim with dolphins.
They apparently remembered their high jinks only when they woke the following morning with hangovers to find the small fairy penguin, called Dirk, on the carpet of their rented apartment.
Yesterday one of the men – aged 18, 20 and 21 and from Wales – appeared on Australian television, where he admitted it had all been a bad mistake.
Giving his name as Rhys Jones, he said: ‘We’re really sorry for all the trouble we’ve caused.’ Read More