This Penguin and a 71-Year-Old Widower Have Become the Best of Friends

Meet João Pereira de Souza and Jingjing. They have a very unlikely friendship. Jingjing is a Magellanic penguin.

When the 71-year-old Brazilian widower discovered a oil-soaked penguin on the beach fighting for his life, João took him under his wing and nursed him back to health.

From that day forward, Jingjing never wanted to leave his side. For the past four years, the duo have spent eight months out of the year together.