Stolen African penguin 'cannot survive in the wild'
A desperate search is under way for an endangered African penguin "freed" by activists who may have unwittingly sent the bird to his death.
Buddy was stolen from a South African marine park by two students who claim it was a demonstration against animals being kept in captivity.
But Buddy was born in the park, and has no idea how to survive in the wild.
Experts say the penguin could last for just two more weeks before he will starve to death.
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