Uncommon Knowledge: How does a penguin propose?

Penguin Love Journal | UncommonGoodsFlash mobs, choreographed dances, and jumbo-trons confessing undying love might be popular modes of proposing today, but in colder corners of the world, simple is still best. Clad in his finest tux like any proper dream dude, the male penguin scans the beach for the perfect pebble. Then, mustering all his courage and placing his heart on his flipper, he waddles over to his intended and presents her with the gift. If she accepts, they’re mates for life. So who says love on the rocks is always a bad thing?

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Written by Nathan

Nathan is a copywriter, who helps create our product descriptions as well as our weekly emails. He is also a nationally award-winning musical theater writer, whose work includes an adaptation of Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver. Nathan has also been a classical violinist, tutored Kazakhstani jewelers in entrepreneurship, created large-scale games played across entire city blocks, served as a missionary in South Korea, conducted experiments in sonoluminescence, co-founded an exotic fruit-growing business, was a theater critic for Tucson Weekly, and as a teenager composed a women’s jazz quartet that is currently performed around the world.

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