There was a parade of penguins at last weekend’s “Antarctic Festival”.
5,500 plywood penguins had been decorated by children in more than 100 schools in Tasmania, plus a few from the mainland. Here are a some of the colourful creatures.
Tasmania is home for several real penguin colonies. There is a town called “Penguin” on the north coast.
More creative penguins were on display, decorated by local artists and on sale to raise funds for local Antarctic museums.