Hoiho Penguins Win New Zealand's Bird Of The Year Poll Also called the yellow-eyed penguin, the endangered hoiho are known to be antisocial. They don't like to nest around other penguins. But when they do socialize, they do so by screaming.
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Hoiho Penguins Win New Zealand's Bird Of The Year Poll

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Hoiho Penguins Win New Zealand's Bird Of The Year Poll

Hoiho Penguins Win New Zealand's Bird Of The Year Poll

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Also called the yellow-eyed penguin, the endangered hoiho are known to be antisocial. They don't like to nest around other penguins. But when they do socialize, they do so by screaming.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. Congratulations to the Hoiho penguins. They won New Zealand's bird of the year poll. Also called the yellow-eyed penguin, they're known to be anti-social. They don't like to nest around other penguins. But when they do socialize, they do so by screaming.

(SOUNDBITE OF HOIHOS SCREAMING)

KING: Savor the victory, Hoihos, and keep on yelling.

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