The penguin is a noble. . .creature
You two can praise penguins all you want but there is a darker side to our fine feathered frauds. BBC article:
Penguins are turning to prostitution. But instead of doing it for money, Antarctic dolly-birds are turning tricks to get rocks off their menfolk.
Stones are essential for penguins to build their nests. A shortage has led to the unorthodox tactics. . .
"Stones are the valuable currency in penguin terms," said Dr Fiona Hunter, a researcher in the Zoology Department at Cambridge University, who has spent five years observing the birds' mating patterns. . .
On some occasions the prostitute penguins trick the males. They carry out the elaborate courtship ritual, which usually leads to mating.
Having bagged their stone, they would then run off. . . The most stones Dr Hunter saw a single female taking was 62, although she said she suspects her final total was higher. . .
Full sordid story here
No evidence of Penguins smoking dope. Yet.