Penguins

Penguins Lack Three of the Five Basic Tastes

Written by on March 2, 2015 in Marine Life, Penguins
Penguins Lack Three of the Five Basic Tastes

Last year, we learned that whales can only taste one of the five primary tastes. Now, scientists have discovered that penguins only have two of those five.

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Happy Penguin Awareness Day!

Written by on January 20, 2015 in Marine Life, Penguins
Happy Penguin Awareness Day!

Penguins are so wonderful that they get two holidays every year. The first, held annually on January 20, is Penguin Awareness Day.

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Penguins Willingness to Relocate May Help Them Adapt to Climate Change

Written by on July 2, 2014 in Marine Life, Penguins
Penguins Willingness to Relocate May Help Them Adapt to Climate Change

A new study shows that, unlike what researchers previously thought, emperor penguins may not return to the same location to nest every year.

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New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Penguins

Written by on May 9, 2014 in Marine Life, Penguins
New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Penguins

Researchers have discovered a new version of the bird flu “unlike anything else detected in the world,” in Adélie penguins.

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Today’s The Day to Celebrate Penguins

Written by on April 25, 2014 in Marine Life, Penguins
Today’s The Day to Celebrate Penguins

World Penguin Day is held annually on April 25 to celebrate penguins, draw attention to their current situation and to encourage everyone to protect them.

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Animal Couples That Win Valentine’s Day

Animal Couples That Win Valentine’s Day

Is there anything cuter than sea otters holding hands? Maybe a polar bear mom with her cubs. Enjoy these adorable photos of cute animals loving each other!

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Do Penguins Have Knees?

Written by on October 8, 2013 in Marine Life, Penguins
Do Penguins Have Knees?

Do Penguins Have Knees? You asked. We answered.

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Counting Penguins to Understand Climate Change

Written by on September 30, 2013 in Marine Life, Penguins
Counting Penguins to Understand Climate Change

Today’s highlights include new humpback whale feeding techniques, a rise in warm water species in New England, and the importance of penguins.

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New Book Brings Together World’s Leading Penguin Experts

Written by on June 20, 2013 in Marine Life, Penguins
New Book Brings Together World’s Leading Penguin Experts

Penguins are among the most threatened seabirds but many of the problems they face “can be easily solved” as long as there are enough people who want to solve them.

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Happy World Penguin Day!

Written by on April 25, 2013 in Marine Life, Penguins
Happy World Penguin Day!

World Penguin Day is held annually on April 25 but this year is particularly special because the fate of some of the most important penguin habitat will be decided in a few short months.

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