When oil spills around Australia injured hundreds of penguins, the oldest man in the country stepped up to the plate to help out. 109-year old Alfred Date has long been an active knitter and he decided to start crafting sweaters for the impacted birds. The sweaters help the penguins stay warm and prevents them from ingesting toxins while trying to preen. Date isn’t just looking out for penguins, however. He also knits beanies for premature babies.

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