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Who ate all the frys...the half pound chick. <br />
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Britains only King penguin chick has undergone a remarkable transformation in just four months - ballooning from half a pound to a whopping stone and a half.<br />
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The plummeting temperatures may be causing misery for people around Britain - but this supersized penguin chick is more than content in the big freeze thanks to its massive winter coat.<br />
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The big ball of fluff is the first King penguin chick to be born in the UK in five years, and has gone from just a few inches tall to a staggering two and a half feet in a matter of months.<br />
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It was weak, wrinkly and grey, unable to even stand on its own two feet when it was born at Birdland in Bourton on the Water, Glos, last September.<br />
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But despite its growth spurt the huge chick still has to avoid the water untill its adult plumage come's through.