06/15/09 Grif.Net – Penguins

06/15/09 Grif.Net – Penguins

[Regarding “Swine Flu.” – from Friday’s Grif.Net, Gene asks “If a person
dies from the
Swine Flu, does he go to “Hog Heaven?” His answer – “Only if he is riding a

Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica-
where do they go? Wonder no more!

It is a known fact that the penguin is a very ritualistic bird which lives
an extremely ordered and complex life.

The penguin is very committed to its family and will mate for life, as well
as maintaining a form of compassionate contact with its offspring throughout
its life.

If a penguin is found dead on the ice surface, other members of the family
and social circle have been known to dig holes in the ice, using their
vestigial wings and beaks, until the hole is deep enough for the dead bird
to be rolled into and buried.

The male penguins then gather in a circle around the fresh grave and sing:
“Freeze a jolly good fellow.”

[Bruce said, Hey, I don’t write this stuff—I just pass it along!]

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus knows me, this I love”