New Study Bumps Global Emperor Penguin Numbers by 10 Percent
New Study Bumps Global Emperor Penguin Numbers by 10 Percent
Satellite images of penguin poop reveal eight entirely new colonies and confirm the existence of another three first reported in the 1960s.
New Study Bumps Global Emperor Penguin Numbers by 10 Percent
New Study Bumps Global Emperor Penguin Numbers by 10 Percent

Satellite images of penguin poop reveal eight entirely new colonies and confirm the existence of another three first reported in the 1960s.

Satellite images of penguin poop reveal eight entirely new colonies and confirm the existence of another three first reported in the 1960s.

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