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Baby Penguins Attending Fish School at the San Francisco Zoo

SFist recently visited the San Francisco Zoo to hang out with five young Magellanic Penguins who were born in May. The chicks ranged from five to …

Emperor penguin mass chick huddle in Antarctica - big picture

New footage of emperor penguins in Antarctica will be seen in the BBC's Penguins - Spy in the Huddle, from Monday 11 February 2013. The series covers nearly a year spent in the close company of three penguin species, deploying 50 spycams which allowed two scientists to get closer than ever before

Cool Things: Penguins Playing iPad Games

This just in: Penguins love iPad games – even of they’re games designed to be played by cats.<p>Or at least a pair of penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California sure do. Two young penguins called Jeremy and Newsom, who are not mature enough yet to take part in mating rituals, …

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Friendly Penguin Chats with Antarctic Tourists

“In Antarctica, it pays to get directions from the locals…” reads the caption posted with this fun photo. And it really does look like the fluffy …

US government shutdown puts Antarctica penguin study on ice

National Science Foundation announced Tuesday that it is putting its three Antarctic scientific stations in deep freeze<p>The federal government shutdown is reaching all the way down to the South Pole.<p>The National Science Foundation announced Tuesday that it is putting its three Antarctic scientific …

What the Penguin-Random House Merger Means to You, Average Reader

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Think of less diversity among books. Imagine less personality among publishers. And then think of a …

Penguin James Bonds? Egg-laying cameras spy on real birds

They're the James Bonds of the penguin world. Sorry, Pengy, but that black-and-white pal you were cozying up to isn't a real penguin after all, it's an animatronic camera disguised as a life-size penguin.<p>Discovery Channel is pulling a scam worthy of Agent 007 by installing the penguin-ified cameras …

Emperor Penguins: Escape Velocity - The Moment: Shooting Stars

Behind the Lens<p><b>Penguins are pretty big. Did you worry one might hit you?</b><p>I was hit once, quite hard in the head. I was in a safe place—out of their way—but a penguin went way off course, flew through the air, and landed on my head. He just casually stood up and walked away. A 70-pound bird to the …