Study finds Emperor penguin in peril
They provide our understanding of the role sea ice plays in the emperor penguin's life cycle," said Hal Caswell, a scientist emeritus at WHOI and professor at the University of Amsterdam. "The role of sea ice is complicated," added Jenouvrier. "Too much ...
Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite
Emperors may be the largest penguins on Earth, but that isn't the only thing that makes them visible from space. In fact, the most conspicuous evidence of an emperor penguin ... which orbits much closer to Earth than most satellites do.
Emperor penguins declining, but how is climate change affecting other arctic species?
Emperor penguins living in Antarctica are under threat from ... Full-grown males are about two feet shorter than females, and weigh just 60 percent as much. They generally make their home on the ice floes of Antarctica, although they occasionally visit ...
Emperor Penguins Really Do March and That’s Good News for Their Survival
If true, this gives them a much better chance at being able to adapt to changing environmental conditions than scientists previously had considered them able to do. Up until this study, most researchers had assumed that emperor penguins were philopatric ...
The Lost Emperor: A Colony of Penguins Disappears
Emperor penguins are regal, if bulky, birds that stand as high as 4 feet (1.2 meters) and can weigh as much as 84 pounds (38 kilograms ... which attaches to the ice shelves and coastlines, and does not move in wind or currents. As the ice develops ...