LOOK. Penguin Nils Olav III receives decoration in the Norwegian army and is now the animal with the highest military title in the world | Abroad

The bodyguard battalion first adopted a penguin in 1972. The corps named him Nils Olav, after the then Norwegian king and their commander. The penguin has also been ennobled by the British and must be addressed with ‘Sir’. The current Nils Olav is now the third in a real dynasty. In 2016, the penguin was promoted to general.

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