When Cute Animals Attack of the Day: After five years of being called "Happy Feet" by every slack-jawed tourist, Mike finally snapped.
Follow Up of the Day: Happy Feet, the wayward penguin that ended up on New Zealand's North Island, was recently released back into the wild after spending two months at Wellington Zoo getting, well, well.
Veterinarians sent the juvenile Emperor Penguin sliding into Southern Ocean waters just north of Campbell Island along with a GPS device to track his journey home.
Homeward Bound of the Day: After two months of recuperation at Wellington Zoo, Happy Feet, the first Emperor Penguin ever sighted in the wild on New Zealand's North Island, was released back into the waters of the Southern Ocean, 50 miles north of Campbell Island.
Wellington Zoo veterinarian Lisa Argilla sai
Adorable Animal Being Adorable of the Day: The Cincinnati Zoo's Bird House mascot, Cookie the Little Penguin, enjoys being tickled nearly as much as you'll enjoy watching him being tickled.
(NB: There is a ripped, re-hosted version of this video circulating around Tumblr, but, in the name of giving views where they are due, this is the video owner's original, full-length footage.)