Nils Olav

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Coordinates: 55°56′40″N 3°16′20″W / 55.94444°N 3.27222°W / 55.94444; -3.27222

Nils Olav
Nils Olav wide.jpg
SpeciesKeeng penguin
SexMale
Militar career
Allegiance Norawa
Service/branchEmblem of the Norwegian Army.svg Norse Airmy
Years o service1972–1987 (first)
1987–efter 2008 (seicont)
afore 2016–present (third)[1]
RankArmy-NOR-OF-06.svg Brigadier, Colonel-in-Chief an mascot
UnitHans Majestet Kongens Garde

Brigadier Sir Nils Olav is a keeng penguin wha resides in Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland. He is the mascot[2][3][4] an Colonel-in-Chief o the Norse Keeng's Gaird.

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  1. "King penguin made a Brigadier in Edinburgh". BBC News. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. "Sir Nils Olav". EdinburgZoo.com. Archived frae the original on 28 Mey 2013. Retrieved 4 Juin 2013.
  3. Panganiban, Roma (4 Apryle 2013). "Sir Nils Olav, Norway's Penguin Knight". mentalfloss.com. Retrieved 4 Juin 2013.
  4. "Military penguin becomes a 'sir'". BBC.co.uk. 15 August 2008. Retrieved 4 Juin 2013.