In this day and age, it is common that many of the key mysteries of life are solved via YouTube videos. “What does a baby penguin sounds like when being tickled?” is clearly one. “What is bumblefoot?” remains unsolved by this video, however, which is why we will tell you that Cookie’s ailment is “a bacterial infection and inflammatory reaction on the feet of birds and rodents.” Which is far less cute than a penguin being tickled. Oh, just watch the video.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 18, 2011