A penguin wears a hand-knitted jumpers as it is nursed back to health after the mystery oil spill on Phillip Island in The jumper isn't to keep them warm it stops them ingesting oil until they can be cleaned.
In New Zealand, knitters are helping penguins soaked in oil from a shipwreck. Sweaters are keeping the penguins warm & preventing them from ingesting the petroleum. I'm going to move to New Zealand and knit sweaters for penguins.
Penguin sweaters, also known as penguin jumpers, are sweaters which are knitted for penguins that have been caught in oil slicks. When an oil spill affects penguins, they are dressed in knitted sweaters to stop them preening their feathers and to .