The Penguins of Antarctica Lead Such Amazing Lives.
And if we're talking about blue penguins... Here are an adorable couple. The blue penguin is the smallest of all penguins, standing about 40 cm tall (16 inches) and weighing only 1 kg (2.2 lb), which is why it is also known as: The fairy penguin.
Emperor Penguins Using Bubble Propulsion!
Photographer Paul Nicklen captures an incredible video of emperor penguins soaring through the sea and launching their bodies out of the water onto the ice. Scientists have discovered the secret of their speed — bubbles. Emperor Penguins Using Bubble Propulsion!
There Are So Many Reasons for Us to Love Penguins
Image: Flickr user Anne Dirske [related_articles] Rockhopper Penguin, one of the smallest penguin breeds.
A Bird of Prey Takes Photos of Penguins - Wow!
This striated caracara decided to steal a penguin egg. Only the one it chose wasn't an egg after all - it was a camera put there to take close up shots of the penguin colony.
Watch Penguin Chicks Hatch in this Beautiful Nature Video
Penguins are such fascinating creatures, and their charm is perfectly captured in this Nature Special made for PBS. Film-makers planted tiny hidden cameras to record chicks hatching, and then show how proud Dads show off their newborns to their friends.
Scientists Have Found a 1.5-Million-Strong Penguin Colony
To their amazement, there were hundreds of thousands of penguins on the islands. Counting them by hand and drone surveys found that there were no less than 751,527 pairs of penguins, which is more than live on the Antarctic Peninsula.
A Sea of Penguins...
In what looks to be the world's largest day care facility, thousands upon thousands of King Penguins group their offspring together into giant huddles to stop them from dying in the sub-zero temperatures of South Georgia. They are also better protected from predators in this huge gathering.
The Happiest Penguin Ever - Adorable!
This little penguin is so happy it's snowing, it just can't contain itself! Or maybe it is torn between being a penguin, and trying to become a bunny rabbit... The Happiest Penguin Ever - Adorable!
You're Clumsy Mr. Penguin!
Penguins are incredibly graceful underwater. However, when they go on land, they are... how shall we put it? A little less graceful... Here's a hilarious and adorable compilation of penguins being their clumsy selves! You're Clumsy Mr. Penguin!
The Penguin Family Super Power - Amazing!
Every time we think we know all there is to know about one of the weirdest creatures in the world, the penguin, we find out just some other astonishing fact. Did you know this about penguins? When it comes to staying in touch, penguins have the ultimate family plan.
The REAL Deep South Has Penguins!
The REAL Deep South Has Penguins! antartica, penguines, south pole We've always had a south pole. We've always had Antartica, that big ball of ice down under, past Australia and New Zealand, where earth becomes ice and wild life becomes scarce.
But we may not have it forever.
Penguins Aren't Always the Most Graceful of Creatures...
Penguins are incredibly graceful underwater. However, when they go on land, they are... how shall we put it? A little less graceful... Here's a hilarious and adorable compilation of penguins being their clumsy selves! You're Clumsy Mr.
Penguins: The Fancy Flightless Fowls of the Animal Kingdom
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) (By Andrew Shiva, Wikimedia Commons ) (By MMessina1245, Wikimedia Commons ) (By Liam Quinn, Wikimedia Commons ) King penguins are the second-largest species of penguins and are under the same genus as Emperor penguins.
These Beautiful Photos Depict Penguins in All Their Glory..
Penguins are often regarded as some of the cutest and clumsiest animals in Arctic wildlife. With their wobbly walk and their lovable cuddles, it's hard not to agree.
8 Animal Myths You’d Swear Are Scientifically Proven Truth
Chickens Can’t Fly For many people, the first image that comes to mind when one speaks of flightless birds is the chicken, but while you’ll never see a penguin or ostrich mid-air with wings outstretched, chickens are by no means strangers to flight.
The Icy Reaches of Antarctica Are Breathtakingly Beautiful
Adélie penguins are much smaller than emperor and king penguins but are curious and dauntless Source: Jason Auch 10.
Come on an Expedition to Antarctica - A Frozen Wonderland
Richard Sidey Expedition Photography nature, penguins, Antarctica, expedition The southernmost continent is probably the least explored landmass on earth, and it is also a place of miraculous beauty.
These Animal Pictures Prove Nature Has a Sense of Humor
Source: Bob Carter The Comedy Wildlife Photography Contest Finalists Are In animals, funny, penguins, hilarious, birds, photography, fish, otter, seal, monkeys, sharks Every year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Contest chooses the funniest animal pictures to promote animal conservation...
This Heartwarming Story Restored My Faith In Friendship...
This is definitely true about a Magellanic penguin nicknamed Jinjing. He swims 5,000 miles each year to visit 71-year-old Joao Pereira de Souza, a fisherman from an island village just outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mr.
13 Bizarre & Beautiful Microscope Pics That Look Unreal
From house dust and broccoli and from penguin feathers to human tears, these pictures magnify an otherwise invisible world that we would never be able to see. Take a look. See Also: From Macro to Micro - The Other Side of The Universe 1. Fruit jelly Image Source: Acid Cow 2.
"Flightless Bird" Sounds Like An Oxymoron, But It Isn't...
Emperor Penguin Image Source No list of flightless birds is complete without a penguin featuring in it. The Emperor Penguin is the largest and heaviest of all 18 penguin species extant today. They are excellent swimmers and fishers. 6.
A Surprising Animal Encounter - Amazing!
Leopard seals are predators, feeding mainly on other seals, penguins, fish and krill. The leopard seal is second only to the killer whale (orca) among Antarctica's top predators The leopard seal is bold, powerful and curious.
A City Stops to Honor a Sick Child's Wish!
NEWS FLASH: The evil Penguin has kidnapped the mascot of the San Francisco Giants Lou Seal! Save him, Batkid! They’re headed to AT&T Park! The Penguin captured Lou and tied him up in a cage. Despicable!
Meet 12 of the Most Adorable Hatchlings You Will Ever See
Humboldt penguin Source These South-American penguins are endemic to Chile and Peru. In 2012, a Humboldt penguin seemingly scaled a 13 ft high wall and fence of the Tokyo zoo, and thrived in the Tokyo bay for nearly 3 months before being recaptured by zookeepers. 11.