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Magellanic Penguins

Flight in the Southern Ocean on the Back Burner, Warming

Steve Zack | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Steve Zack

As our increasingly connected world has brought the once-remote Southern Ocean and Antarctica closer to human populations than ever before, the 50-million-year history of penguins and albatross has been brought to the precipice in a span of a mere quarter century.

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...

Monogamous Penguin Couple Has Been Together For 16 Years

Posted 11.19.2012 | Good News

Researchers say a pair of monogamous Magellanic penguins have been together for 16 years, making the lovebirds among the most faithful in the animal k...

ADORABLE ALERT: New Residents Waddle Into San Francisco Zoo

Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.10.2012 | San Francisco

The San Francisco zoo received a gaggle of adorable new residents last week when six rescued penguins waddled into their new home. The birds, part ...

PHOTOS: A Baby Penguin Graduation!

Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco

Call the cute police: A crop of baby penguins graduated from the San Francisco Zoo's "fish school" this weekend, and we've got the pictures to prove i...

Communing With The Penguins In Patagonia And California

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

It may be chilly and drizzly, but the penguin families are out for a day at the beach -- literally. It's New Year's Eve in 2009. We're in Patagonia, Chile, at the bottom of the hemisphere.

Meet The World's Smelliest Animals

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Pity the poor skunk. Its identity is wholly linked to its rank scent, so much so that it draws singular ridicule from humankind as a metaphor for all ...

True Blood Stars Hang Out With Dolphins and Penguins At SeaWorld (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

True Blood co-stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer took a break from their steamy on-and-off screen romance to cool off with two-month-old Magellanic p...

Climate Change Threatens Penguins

New York Times | Cornelia Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

P. Dee Boersma, a biologist at the University of Washington, has been watching the Magellanic penguins of Punta Tombo, in Argentina, for almost 30 yea...