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Farming Penguins

Peter Gibbs meets Hattie and Kevin Kilmartin, Falkland Islands farmers with 35,000 acres of sheep grazing who make their real money from penguins.

Peter Gibbs meets Hattie and Kevin Kilmartin, Falkland Islands farmers with 35,000 acres of sheep grazing who make their real money from penguins. Wool from their flock of 3000 sheep is exported to Scotland. There it's woven into a unique Falklands Tweed to be sold to the tourists who arrive at their farm to see the enormous Gentoo penguin colony that makes its home in Bluff Cove.

Producer: Matthew Teller.

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22 minutes