12-Story Library Featured Editor Pick
After the outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S., the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago temporarily closed. The animal keepers decided to take advantage of visitor-free aquarium by letting some of the animals explore outside of their normal areas. One penguin, Wellington, got to visit a fish display called “Amazon Rising.”…
A super-colony of Adélie penguins has been discovered, thanks to their poo. Big patches of it were seen in photos taken from space. The birds were found on the Danger Islands, part of the Antarctic Peninsula. In 2015, a team of researchers went to the islands to count the penguins.…
Chinstrap and Adélies Penguins migrate hundreds of miles across the Southern Ocean. But how do you track where the penguins have traveled? A new study shows that this information can actually be gained from the penguins' feathers. Before attaching geotrackers to 52 penguins, scientists removed a piece of tail feather.…
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Phillip Island National Park Tweets
Where can I walk my dog on Phillip Island? Seasonal regulations for dogs apply from 1 Dec 2021 to 30 April 2022. D… https://t.co/8DykgYu1UM(about 7 hours ago)
It's been 100yrs since Phillip Island's little penguins began drawing visitors to view their nightly parade from th… https://t.co/EmzBWCl8G6(about 4 days ago)
The Short-tailed shearwaters have returned to Phillip Island on time after last year's successful breeding season👏… https://t.co/p8seNEEwra(about 2 months ago)
Little Penguin feeding behaviour revealed with trackers 🐧 Dr Andre Chiaradia speaks with @BBCWorld about his resear… https://t.co/3r7wCxGXvS(about 2 months ago)
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