Public broadcaster NHK and all the local news outlets are reporting a daring prison break from Tokyo’s “Big House” aka Kasai Rinkai Aquarium.
Since Sunday morning people have been sighting a lone fugitive penguin swimming in the nearby Old Edo River soaking in the toxic waste and radioactive sludge from the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown*: Freedom Comes with a Heavy Price. (Video in Japanese and Penguinese.)
Penguin pix via Penh’s photostream on flickr | Some rights reserved.
(Video in Japanese and Penguinese.)