Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse
Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse
After three years with very few new chicks, the birds are abandoning one of the biggest breeding sites on the continent, satellite images show.
Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse
Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse

After three years with very few new chicks, the birds are abandoning one of the biggest breeding sites on the continent, satellite images show.

After three years with very few new chicks, the birds are abandoning one of the biggest breeding sites on the continent, satellite images show.

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