Watch Peruvian police very carefully try to arrest an escaped penguin

Meet Pingui, the Peruvian police penguin.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Published Aug 27, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 2:13 am CDT

A rogue penguin has been caught wandering the streets of Nuevo Chimbote, Peru.

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The mysterious feathery visitor was apprehended by police earlier this week in what was almost certainly the only heartwarming law-enforcement story you will see all week. The penguin, now named Pingui, is thought to have escaped from a vehicle on a nearby road.

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He is also thought to be very, very adorable.

Screengrab via RPPNOTICIAS/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 27, 2015, 8:14 am CDT