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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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RT @theheraldsun: Traumatised and injured koalas rescued from the Mallacoota fires are taking their first tentative steps in their new home…(about 2 weeks ago)
Save the date for the next SWIFT Seminar on February 13 featuring Dr Rebecca McIntosh of @PhillipIslandNP who will… https://t.co/M8nJhZPHpC(about 3 weeks ago)
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