CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC CHAIRWOMAN ANGELA MERKEL HOLDS PENGUIN BABY DURING
VISIT AT ZOO IN HANOVER.
Angela Merkel, chairwoman of Germany's Christian Democratic Union party
(CDU), holds a Penguin baby named 'Helmut' during her visit to
Hanover's Zoo July 17, 2002. Celebrating her birthday today, Angela
Merkel was surprised with the godparenthood for the little Penguin.
Merkel stopped in Hanover during her summer campaign journey for the
upcoming September 22 general elections.