Same-sex penguin couple is first in Australia to nurture foster egg

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Two same-sex penguins are making history in Australia.

Two same-sex penguins are making history in Australia. They are the first to nurture a foster egg.

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Sphen and Magic live at a Sydney aquarium. Officials say the two have become "inseparable" before breeding season and started collecting pebbles to create a nest, much like other couples do to keep their eggs warm.

In order to keep them involved, the aquarium first gave them a dummy egg.

Sphen and Magic were naturals. They showed great care for the egg so keepers gave them a real egg from another couple for a taste of parenthood.

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