Category Archives: Penguinposts

Huddling

This video (from BBC’s Greatest Wildlife Show On Earth) shows the exchanging of a chick between a male and female Emperor penguin. The females return from feeding and take the chicks from the males who have been weathering the harsh … Continue reading

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Escaping danger

This National Geographic video shows an interesting tactic used by penguins to escape being eaten. The penguin will go limp in the hope that the predator (in this case a Leopard Seal), being less agile on land, will lose it’s … Continue reading

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Pilfering penguins

People often view penguins as cute, cuddly and cheeky little animals. The video below might support the last of these qualities. This video is taken from the BBC’s frozen Planet series . This clip shows footage of  Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis … Continue reading

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Extreme Ice habitats

In this blog I will be looking at the extreme habitat of sea ice. In particular I will be focusing on penguins, a family of birds notable for lacking the ability to fly… This will mean looking at the adaptations … Continue reading

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