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Posts tagged penguins

August 19, 2013

 

penguins walking around the snow

Climate Change May Actually Help Penguins

Is it possible that some animals actually benefit from climate change?

April 12, 2012

 

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Bare Feet: Why So Warm

What keeps penguin's feet from freezing? Penguins' feet don't freeze because of the blood circulating in them.

June 3, 2011

 

Young penguins pose for the camera

To Keep Warm, Penguins Do The Wave

By synchronizing movements and huddling with one another, Emperor penguins can stay warm in the coldest place on Earth.

October 2, 2010

 

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What’s Red, Grey, Scaly And Has Feathers?

This description sure doesn't sound like the penguin we know today, but it is actually one of its great ancestors!

September 17, 2010

 

penguin in profile

Decline In Penguin Population Linked To Human Activity

Penguins are being harmed by the changes to the environment.

August 7, 2007

 

Adelie penguins on shore

Down…Set…Penguin

Ever wonder what penguins do all day? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 2, 2006

 

Grounded, with Wings

How's it feel to be grounded with wings? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 23, 2004

 

Walking on Penguin Eggshells

For penguins, laying eggs can be one dangerous job. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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