Wayward penguin released back into the wild

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In this photo released by National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd. (NIWA), "Happy Feet," the wayward emperor penguin, slides down a makeshift water slide into the Southern Ocean, south of New Zealand, as he is released from the NIWA research vessel Tangaroa Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. "Happy Feet" was back home in Antarctic waters more than two months after he came ashore on a beach nearly 2,000 miles (3,000 kilometers) from home and became an instant celebrity. (AP Photo/NIWA) EDITORIAL USE ONLY