Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the verbs in brackets (past simple, present perfect, present perfect continuous)
One day, Alfred David’s wife ________________ (tell) him that he walked like a penguin. Since then, his identification with the creatures _____________ (become) almost total. For the past twenty-five years he ______________ (walk) around in a penguin suit. People in his home town in Belgium long ago ______________ (accept) this harmless eccentric as part of the scenery.
All this time, he ______________ (collect) penguin objects, and so far he ______________ (accumulate) over two thousand. A few years ago he ______________ (open) thef European Museum of the Penguin.
As far as anyone knows, he ______________ (never go) to Antarctica but this ______________ (not stop) him from making friends among the penguin population. Since his fascination ______________ (develop) he ______________ (buy) tons of fish to feed his ’friends and family’ in the local zoo. If he looks more and more like one it could be because he ______________ (eat) too much raw fish himself.