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In Pictures: Flappy Feet for World Penguin Day
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, penguins )

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- 117 days ago -
The awareness day promotes the conservation of these amazing creatures and coincides with the northward migration of adelie penguins and their return to Antarctica after months spent at sea.
Falklands: Residents Mock Argentina's 'Nato Base' Claim
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- 136 days ago -
Residents of the Falkland Islands have ridiculed claims from the Argentinian president that nuclear weapons were deployed in the area, joking that they were in fact penguins, not missiles.
South African Penguin Chicks Saved From Starvation
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- 138 days ago -
Conservationists save more than 800 endangered chicks from starvation after they are abandoned by their parents.
Penguins Vs Rope. This Is Not Going To Go Well...
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- 150 days ago -
If only those filming it moved the so**ing rope!
Knitters Wanted for Penguin Pullovers - CAN YOU HELP?
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- 166 days ago -
The Penguin Foundation has a global callout for knitters to make pullovers for penguins in rehab. Penguins caught in oil spills need the little jumpers to keep warm and to stop them from trying to clean the toxic oil off with their beaks.
Wanted: Volunteers to Knit Little Woolly Jumpers for Poorly Penguins
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- 166 days ago -
A conservation group in Australia is calling on knitting enthusiasts to donate small woolly jumpers for sick penguins.
Penguins in Santa Suits Waddle Through Park
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- 243 days ago -
Cute holiday video!
Cute or Cruel? Penguins Made to Dress Up as Father Christmas - Video
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- 244 days ago -
A South Korean amusement park today risked the fury of animal rights campaigners by making penguins wear Christmas costumes and parade for the amusement of onlookers.
OMG: Penguins Bouncing After Butterflies Is Now A Thing [VIDEO]
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- 259 days ago -
This here video of penguins hopping after butterflies will do that to you. It really just is the best thing. Ever. The end.
Penguin Nursery Filmed for the First Time
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- 554 days ago -
The innovative filmmakers were shooting scenes for their forthcoming documentary, which follows a year in the lives of three different penguin communities. They witnessed everything from love rivals fighting to childless females "chicknapping" other baby
Antarctic Warming Changes Penguin Breeding Cycles
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- 578 days ago -
Three penguin species that share the Western Antarctic Peninsula for breeding grounds have been affected in different ways by the higher temperatures brought on by global warming, according to Stony Brook University Ecology and Evolution Assistant
Penguins in Love
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Cher Away
- 636 days ago -
Humans, we've been learning, sometimes have difficulty remembering their vows, especially when one of them is on a tour of duty. But penguins are naturally faithful to each other. And one particular pair of Magellanic penguins turns out to be among the
The Unexpected Decline of the Chinstrap Penguin Population
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- 790 days ago -
New research published last month in the journal Polar Biology suggests that courtesy of global warming, the population of chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica) is on a steady decline with more than a third of their colony gone
'Sexual Depravity' of Penguins That Antarctic Scientist Dared Not Reveal
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- 802 days ago -
Landmark polar research about the Adelie penguin's sex life by Captain Scott's expedition, deemed too shocking for the public 100 years ago, is unearthed at the Natural History Museum
'Gay' Penguin Couple Given Egg of Their Own
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Cher Away
- 820 days ago -
Every spring for six years Gentoo penguins Inca and Rayas have lovingly built a nest together, only to find that no eggs arrive to fill it. It doesn't seem to have dawned on the couple that both of them are male.

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