This penguin seems to have momentarily forgotten that he is a seabird, and is totally freaked out about jumping off the diving board into the water. Hey penguin, what are you, CHICKEN? 

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Well, he isn’t, because he does eventually work up the nerve to dive into the pool. Which, when you’re a penguin, is a little like working up the nerve to eat shrimp or be cold or have black and white feathers. But you may find yourself cheering for him anyway.

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