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7 Surprising Facts About Penguins

Every April 25th, penguin-lovers across the globe celebrate World Penguin Day. And, with their quirky personalities, unimaginable habitats and dapper good looks, it's no wonder these adorable birds ha…

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Sheepdogs Save Endangered Penguins From Extinction

"No foxes have killed penguins in the past seven years." This is clever. Very clever. Sheepdogs are bred and trained to protect sheep against wolves, but that doesn't mean that their skills ca…

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Meet the Penguin Knighted by the Norwegian Army

You Ask Why, I Ask Why Not? And now for something completely different... I've just learned that the Norwegian King and Royal Guard have a great sense of humor. Colonel-in-Chief Sir Nils Olav II …

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Gay Male Penguins to Begin Fatherhood Together

By Janet McCulley, Animal Planet Inca and Rayas, two male penguins, have always wanted to begin a family together. For more than six years, Inca and Rayas would build a nest, hoping an egg would …

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Satellites Give Birds-Eye View of Penguins

The population of emperor penguins living in Antarctica is twice that of previous estimates, according to scientists using high-resolution satellite technology to track penguin colonies. Photo Credit:…

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What’s Threatening Magellanic Penguins?

Over the past two decades the Magellanic penguin population in Argentina has dropped by 22 percent. To discover what is threatening the population, National Geographic grantee Dee Boersma uses state-o…

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Penguins in the Wild (Video)

  Take an intimate look at the lives of Emperor Penguins in their native habitat, Antarctica! Related: Test Your Sloth Knowledge (Quiz!) 10 Funny Sleeping Animals (Videos) Cool Seal …

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Endangered Penguins Bond in San Francisco

Sinclair the African Penguin moved into a penguin colony at the California Academy of Sciences in December. She was born at the New England Aquarium in 1991, but moved to California from Oklahoma.  Bo…

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Top 10 Animal Workaholics

By Joy H. Montgomery, Animal Planet This may surprise you, but ants have more of a purpose than putting a damper on your picnic. These industrious animals have workloads that may put your own to …

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Funny Penguin Falling Down (video)

In this video, three cute penguins jump off a dirt ledge onto the sand, one by one. The first two penguins managed to land on their feet, but the last penguin clumsily fell on his face. Luckily he was…

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