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WATCH: Penguins plan daring escape from zoo, fail adorably

Zookeepers found a bunch of tiny, incriminating penguin footprints leading down the hallway of the building. As they closed in, they came across the five adorable escapees. 

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In one final attempt for freedom, the penguins waddle as fast as they can the other way looking for an exit. Sadly, their plans are foiled when they reach a dead end.

Back to the drawing board, boys. Perhaps watching 'Penguins of Madagascar' will help  better prepare them for their next jail break.

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