Both the Phillip Island Nature Park and the Tasmanian Conservation Trust
To be specific, these are Little Penguins (yes thats a capital L because thats their proper name, although some also call them fairy penguins.)
The little guys are having trouble with oil slicks and are being rescued, but, hey, once the detergent has done its job, they have no natural oils left in the skin either, they cease to be waterproof and they catch cold.
**Honestly, seriously, genuinely, if you had half an hour and enough pure wool to knit an oblong measuring 9 inches by 4, then you could have saved the life of a fairy penguin.
Here are a couple that received the attention of someone who decided to have fun with this:
Here, incase you suspect I am pulling your chain (and hey, I understand, I was there myself a day ago) is the full pdf of knitting instructions, issued by the nature reserve.
Still think I'm on a wind up? See Snopes.