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01

Jul

Global warming poses a threat to emperor penguinsThese penguins rely on the ice, which is melting as the planet warms, for breeding and raising chicks.

Global warming poses a threat to emperor penguins
These penguins rely on the ice, which is melting as the planet warms, for breeding and raising chicks.

06

May

New ‘penguin flu’ found in AntarcticaScientists theorize that migratory birds carried the bird flu strain to the otherwise isolated region where it has evolved on its own for between 49 and 80 years.

New ‘penguin flu’ found in Antarctica
Scientists theorize that migratory birds carried the bird flu strain to the otherwise isolated region where it has evolved on its own for between 49 and 80 years.

25

Apr

New technology enables researchers to study penguins in real timeSatellite-enabled Instant Wild cameras send high-resolution images of Antarctic penguins to researchers so they can observe how melting sea ice affects the birds’ populations.
Happy World Penguin Day!

New technology enables researchers to study penguins in real time
Satellite-enabled Instant Wild cameras send high-resolution images of Antarctic penguins to researchers so they can observe how melting sea ice affects the birds’ populations.

Happy World Penguin Day!

laurajmoss:

In honor of World Penguin Day, here are penguins in hanbok!

laurajmoss:

In honor of World Penguin Day, here are penguins in hanbok!

21

Jan

Falcon steals camera, takes impressive footage of penguin colonyIf you really want to get insider footage for a nature show, leave the filming to the birds.

Falcon steals camera, takes impressive footage of penguin colony
If you really want to get insider footage for a nature show, leave the filming to the birds.

20

Jan

Happy Penguin Awareness Day! 5 ways you can helpThese lovable birds need our help, and there are many things you can do to help conservation efforts. Here are five ways to get started.

Happy Penguin Awareness Day! 5 ways you can help
These lovable birds need our help, and there are many things you can do to help conservation efforts. Here are five ways to get started.

18

Jan

Everybody likes penguins: 5 inspiring conservation storiesPenguins are some of the most beloved bird species in the world. So what are we doing to protect them? Get inspired by these conservation successes.

Everybody likes penguins: 5 inspiring conservation stories
Penguins are some of the most beloved bird species in the world. So what are we doing to protect them? Get inspired by these conservation successes.

09

Jan

Emperor penguins spotted climbing cliffs to avoid climate changeSome groups of emperor penguins have been observed breeding in new areas as sea ice melts.

Emperor penguins spotted climbing cliffs to avoid climate change
Some groups of emperor penguins have been observed breeding in new areas as sea ice melts.

17

Dec

The surprising physics of the emperor penguin huddleEven if one penguin moves a tiny bit, the rest of the penguins must move as well to keep themselves and their eggs protected from the cold.

The surprising physics of the emperor penguin huddle
Even if one penguin moves a tiny bit, the rest of the penguins must move as well to keep themselves and their eggs protected from the cold.

12

Dec

lauriehalseanderson:

bookoisseur:

ohthereyouarekerri:

WHERE IS THIS AND WHY WAS I NOT INVITED?!

I CONCUR WHERE IS THIS AND HOW DO I GET INVITED?!?

MORE PENGUINS!!!! I LOVE ME ALL THE PENGUINS!!!

(Source: zeibeebee)