Every Year the Jinjing Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles To Visit The 78-Year-Old Man Who Saved It

You will miss and never forget someone who helped, was by your side during the most difficult time in life. The same is true of the story of the penguin.❤️

That’s why a penguin named Jinjing travels 5,000 miles a year to visit his rescuer.🐧🐧🐧

João Pereira de Souza, a part-time seafaring fisherman, found a penguin named Jinjing at a local beach on a small island just outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with life on the shore field of de.a.th.

Jinjing the poor penguin was covered in oil so it couldn’t move or breathe. Old man João wasn’t sure if the bird could stand and walk on its own, but the 78-year-old was determined to help the bird survive and named the penguin Jinjing.

João started to help the bird clean the oil and stuff on it, the old man also took care of the bird with a special fish diet, after a while Jinjing was healthy to return to the natural life before. that.

João put the bird on a boat, moved it to another uninhabited island, released it there, and returned home. The next day the old man heard something very familiar coming from his backyard. He was surprised to see Jinjing there, he didn’t want to leave the old man.

The bird continued to live with the old man for another 11 months.❤️

At that time Jinjing was growing up and his coat had changed a lot, the previously ugly, oily feathers were now gone and replaced by a beautiful coat. Time passed until one day Jinjing also returned to its living world

Jinjing always remembers the old man who saved him and does not forget to travel a long distance every year to visit the old man.❤️

The old man also did not know where Jinjing went or lived. Some say the penguins come to the islands off Argentina and Chile and spend their days breeding. That prospect is a good life for the bird and its flock. Those are just speculations.

It is worth mentioning that Jinjing has never forgotten the old man who saved him and he always makes sure that every year he can travel 5,000 miles from the birthing area to where the old man lives to give the old man kisses. this age.

According to Metro, penguins are known to be very loyal birds that can travel up to 10,000 miles in search of food or to meet mates and families.

A researcher once discovered that a pair of penguins have been together for 16 years despite having taken solo trips of up to 200,000 miles.

It is believed that Jinjing thinks of the old man as his family. “I love this penguin like my own child and I believe the penguin loves me too,” João said.

Jinjing didn’t let anyone else touch him. If someone does that will get a peck in return.❤️🐧🐧🐧

“The bird rests on my lap and allows me to feed him sardines, so I can bathe him,” says João. “Everybody says he’s not coming back but he’s always committed to coming back to me every year.”

Jinjing will arrive in June and leave in February.

João says: “Every year the bird becomes more affectionate perhaps he seems happy to see me.

Check out João and Jinjing’s sweet video below:

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