Emperor Penguins

News: a new study published in the journal Biological Conservation has recommended that the status of the emperor penguin, in the Red List of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), should be changed to ‘vulnerable’. Facts: The Emperor Penguin is the largest of all living penguin species. It is the only one that breeds… Continue reading Emperor Penguins

Antarctic penguins suffer huge breeding failure

Antarctica’s second-largest colony of emperor penguins- the Halley Bay- has suffered a “catastrophic” breeding failure. This is because nearly all chicks born over three years died as their icy Antarctic habitat shrunk. Halley bay in Weddell Sea is the second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica, after Coulman Island in the Ross Sea. Until recently,… Continue reading Antarctic penguins suffer huge breeding failure