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10 Things You Didn't Know About The Birds And The Bees (Literally, Like How They Have Sex)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green

Birds do it, bees do it -- but how? With corkscrew penises, "cloacal kisses," suicide mating flights and other completely fascinating sexy-time mechan...

Not All Penguins Wear the Same Tuxedos: 8 Penguin Fashion Trends on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 04.06.2014 | Green
Mike Arkus

'Officer,' the drunken motorist asks the policeman in the hoary old joke, 'are there penguins as tall as humans?' 'No,' the officer replies. 'Oh d...

If You've Ever Questioned The Emotional Capacity Of Animals, Watch This

Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

We all know how hard it can be to lose someone you love, but to see loss and subsequent grief reflected in the animal kingdom is particularly tragic. ...

Emperor Penguins Exhibit Strange Behavior Due To Climate Change

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: When an animal species depends on sea ice for a good part of its life cycle, what are they going to do whe...

WATCH: Trippy Physics Of Penguin Huddles

LiveScience | Laura Poppick | Posted 12.17.2013 | Science

When male emperor penguins face the minus-58-degrees-Fahrenheit (minus 50 degrees Celsius), 120-mph (200 km/h) winds of Antarctic winters, the birds...

How SeaWorld Keeps the Body Clocks of Its Antarctic Penguins on South Pole Time

Jim Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

You know that out-of-sync feeling you have for those first few days after Daylight Savings Time? Where your internal body clock is telling you that it's one time while the light levels outside are telling you that it's an entirely different time? Well, then imagine how tough it must be to be an Antarctic penguin on display in Orlando.

WATCH: Stunning Footage Shows Penguin Colony Meeting Humans For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.27.2013 | Green

A group of explorers recently became the first humans to ever make contact with a previously unknown colony of more than 9,000 Emperor penguins in the...

PHOTOS: Stunning Images Capture Penguins Bursting Through Air

Posted 10.24.2012 | Green

From the November 2012 edition of National Geographic magazine: When an emperor penguin swims through the water, it is slowed by the friction betwe...

Stranded Emperor Penguin On Its Own

AP | By NICK PERRY | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

PEKA PEKA BEACH, New Zealand -- There will be no free ride back to Antarctica for a young penguin who defied the odds by swimming all the way to New Z...

At Current Icemelt Pace, Emperor Penguins Extinct Within 100 Years

Popular Science | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

No more happy feet for Emperor Penguins. According to a new study, if Antarctic ice continues to shrink at its current pace, Emperor Penguins will fac...