Right Turn At Albuquerque of the Day: A juvenile Emperor Penguin -- native to Antarctica -- somehow managed to find itself on the shores of New Zealand's North Island.
The wayward penguin -- believed to be the first ever sighted in the wild on North Island -- was spotted by Christine Wilson, who was walking along Peka Peka beach with her dog. "I was [thinking] 'Am I imagining this?," Wilson told ABC Radio National Breakfast.
RIP: Shrek the Sheep -- who won over the hearts and minds of Kiwis everywhere (but mostly in New Zealand) when he was found six years after straying from his herd "sporting a massive fleece that made him appear three times his normal size" -- had to be put down by his owner, John Perriam, due failing health. He was 16.
Whoopsie Daisy of the Day: A truck driver from New Zealand who accidentally fell ass-first onto a compressed air nozzle is lucky to be alive.
"I was blowing up like a football... it felt like I had the bends, like in diving," Steven McCormack told the Whakatane Beacon. "I had no choice but just to lay there, blowing up like a balloon." McCormack said he was worried about ex