Penguins

15 weird and wonderful things you probably didn't know about the Welsh Mountain Zoo

The Welsh Mountain Zoo is home to some spectacular animals. More than 140 species, in fact.<p>With specimens from across the globe, the Colwyn Bay …

News (Wales)

Changing climate is killing penguin chicks in Argentina

Extreme weather along the Argentine coast is killing chicks of Magellanic penguins that roost there. A 28-year study of the birds has found very hot years and very wet ones claiming as many as 50 percent of new chicks in the worst of times.<p>“Penguin [chicks] don’t do well when they get wet,” said …

University of Washington

Mumbai: Many visiting zoo for a glimpse of penguin chick return empty-handed

According to data, the zoo sold tickets worth over Rs 1 lakh on Friday.<p>By: | Mumbai |<p>Two days after the country’s first penguin chick was born, …

Birds

Byculla Zoo welcomes India's first baby humboldt penguin

When the Independence Day was celebrated across India, the country had one more reason to cheer up with the birth of a baby penguin, local media …

News (China)

Penguin’s progress: chick gains 8 grams in 2 days

Mumbai weather and the Byculla zoo seems to suit India’s first baby penguin well. Within two days, the newborn’s weight has increased from 75 gm to …

Birds

The big news: BJP leaders pay tributes to Vajpayee at party headquarters, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: The toll in floods in Kerala rose to 168, and over 300 newspapers in the US published editorials against Donald Trump’s attacks on …

India

Byculla Zoo welcomes new pair of happy feet

Molt and Flipper become proud parents of India's first penguin chick<p><i>The chick hatched from the eggs at 8:02 pm on Wednesday</i><p>The chick finally hatched …

Birds

As parents and vets watch, India’s first penguin takes birth on I-Day

Vets monitored egg through CCTV since July 5; chick’s gender to be ascertained by DNA test.<p>Written by | Mumbai |<p>AS a team of vets watched the live …

Ornithology

75-gms of cuteness: Penguin chick pecks its way out of egg at Mumbai's Byculla Zoo

Emotions ran high as one of the most anticipated moments of the year, for caretakers of the seven Humboldt penguin came true on August 15. At around …

India News

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Penguins Focus of First Gentoo Penguin Genetics Study

DRAPER, Utah, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Loveland Living Planet Aquarium's (LLPA) penguins are the focus of the first-ever study to sequence Gentoo penguin DNA to determine the paternity of eight chicks, as published electronically in the scientific journal, <i>Zoo Biology</i> (DOI …

Birds

In a first, penguin chick born in India

A Humboldt Penguin chick was born on Independence Day at Mumbai’s Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan zoo, the first-ever such birth in India.<p>“The egg …

India

Mumbai: Byculla zoo's resident Humbolt penguin gives birth to country's 'First' chick

Zoo officials had also kept an artificial incubator on standby, in case Molt and Flipper were unable to hatch the egg. "We were already prepared to …

Birds

India’s first penguin born in Mumbai on I-Day

In what comes as a great bit of news, India’s first Humboldt penguin was born in Mumbai coinciding with the Independence Day festivities.<p>After mating …

Birds

Do Penguins Mate for Life? Not According to These Paternity Tests

Roto and Copper, two Gentoo penguins at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Utah, cared for three children together, taking turns feeding them. They’re a social pair, just like Coco and Gossamer, a neighboring penguin couple that raised their own chicks.<p>Or did they?<p>We tend to think of penguins as …

Science

India’s First Humboldt Penguin Born in Mumbai Zoo

Nature lovers were thrilled as India's first Humboldt Penguin chick was hatched at the Mumbai Zoo, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) …

Birds

Creatures of the cold: the Antarctic photography exhibition – in pictures

The annual exhibition, which is part of Hobart’s Antarctica festival is back on with its chilly, majestic imagery. The winner this year is Sydney’s Sam Edmonds with his striking photo of a gentoo penguin in the snow. The show is currently being exhibited at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery’s …

The Arts (Australia)

King penguin die-off: 'They're more or less stuck there'

Roughly 90 percent of king penguins on an island between South Africa and Antarctica are estimated to have died over the past few decades. That's …

Global Warming

You need to watch this video of an adorable baby penguin swimming for the first time

An adorable baby penguin has been captured on video enjoying his first swimming lesson.<p>The two-month-old male Humboldt penguin chick hatched on 1 …

Cute

Romantic moment a penguin couple spotted holding "hands" like human lovers on the beach

<b>This African penguin couple having a romantic stroll on the beach will make you believe in love again.</b><p>A viral video posted by Storytrender shows two …

South Africa

Six Interesting Facts about Patagonia

In the southernmost part of South America, Patagonia occupies 260,000 square miles spanning Argentina and Chile. The region is known for dramatic …

South America

Watch This Baby Penguin Learn to Swim

Sponsored<p>A baby penguin at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago learns to swim and socializes in the habitat for the first time. (Published 6 hours ago …

San Diego

Watch Shedd Aquarium's newest penguin chick hit the water for the first time

A penguin chick had its first aquatic adventure at the Shedd Aquarium on Thursday.<p>The Magellanic penguin chick, hatched May 12, is the first penguin …

Chicago

7 Inspiring Locations For Landscape Photographers

Even though doing a spectacular landscape photography doesn’t require any specific location, it’s always useful to have some great options. It’s also …

Landscape Photography

Tension relief: Pay attention to the edges of your image

Paying attention to the corners and edges of a photograph can relieve distracting visual tension. Visual tension can be good or bad. The tension I’m …

Tutorials

Akron Zoo's Siberian musk fawn is ready to meet the world

AKRON, Ohio - The Siberian musk fawn born June 13 at the Akron Zoo is now out in the habitat daily, bonding with her mother, Anastasia.<p>The fawn has …

Akron

Spectrum: This is a test

We hear from the first 'test tube baby' 40 years later, find hot and bothered Germans (who also sit too much), long live the vanishing king penguin, …

Birds

No penguin burgers on the menu, as Antarctica makes special debut at Heritage Days

New additions to the Heritage Days roster are always a top draw at the annual summer festival, with Cote D’Ivoire, Senegal, Cameroon and others …

Antarctica

Black rhinos, African penguin and brown hyena no more in Angola's fauna : official - Xinhua

LUANDA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Angola's fauna is now without black rhinoceros, African penguins, and brown hyenas, Angolan Ministry of Environment …

Extinction

World's Largest King Penguin Colony Is Shrinking Mysteriously

Not only has the penguin population declined by almost 90 percent on this island, but scientists have no idea why.<p>Once upon a time, Ile aux Cochons, an uninhabited island part of an archipelago in the southern Indian Ocean, was home to the largest king penguin population around the world, with …

Science

Wildlife Photography on the Falkland Islands

Mastering Exposure in Camera – 45% Off<p>No more guesswork… no more hoping for the best… no more poorly exposed photographs.<p>For Limited Time …

Nature Photography