This African penguin couple having a romantic stroll on the beach will make you believe in love again.
A viral video posted by Storytrender shows two penguins touching their flippers strolling on the beach just like human couples would normally do.
Norma Landeros-Ramirez was on her honeymoon with her husband in Cape Town, South Africa when she saw a heartwarming and romantic scene unfold before her eyes at Boulders Penguin Colony. She quickly recorded the rare sight with her smart phone.
She saw a couple of penguins emerged from the sea and walked hand in hand towards the beach
As the two waddled away, they held their flippers together like a romantic couple holding hands
Norma said: “Since my husband and I are newlyweds, I wanted to see the penguins because I have heard that they keep one partner for life, so it seemed fitting.”
“They held hands for at least 30 seconds,” said Norma.
Norma said that the penguin couple later settled down at a spot near the beach where penguins are often seen nesting and mating.
This video has been shared almost 45,000 times on Twitter. The penguins are holding on to each other’s flippers, how much love!
Some netizens wonder what penguins were doing in South Africa. According to wikipedia, African penguin is only found on the south-western coast of Africa, living in colonies on 24 islands between Namibia and Algoa Bay, near Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
African penguin also called Jackass penguin. They are acclimated to warmer climates.
Watch this beautiful moment of the penguin couple holding hands as they stroll along the beach together here