emperor penguin


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  • noun

Synonyms for emperor penguin

the largest penguin

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Jenouvrier paints a grim picture for the future of emperor penguins: "There will be no single habitat in Antarctica that can sustain growth in an Emperor penguin colony.
A study of how climate change has affected emperor penguins over the last 30,000 years found that only three populations may have survived during the last ice age, and that the Ross Sea in Antarctica was likely the refuge for one of these populations.
At nearly four feet tall, the Emperor penguin is Antarctica's largest seabird and thanks to films like "March of the Penguins" and "Happy Feet," it's also one of the continent's most iconic.
It is a little known fact that part of the expedition's aims were to collect Emperor penguin eggs from a rookery at Cape Crozier in the Antarctic.
TANABE, Japan - A newborn emperor penguin was unveiled to the public Thursday at an animal park in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, the only facility in Japan that has succeeded in breeding such birds, the park operator said.
In the real world although Emperor penguins are right at the top of the food chain there are some species that will forage on Emperor penguins.
With the bird, only the second Emperor penguin ever recorded in New Zealand, restored to full health, zoo chief executive Karen Fifield said plans had been finalised to ship him back to the Southern Ocean.
Visitors watch an emperor penguin nicknamed "Happy Feet" at the Wellington Zoo June 25, 2011.
Canberra mathematician Anthony Dekker has written a picture book about a male emperor penguin caring for an egg for ten weeks until it hatches.
This book, a 'Junior Information Book' award winner in the TES, tells the life cycle of the emperor penguin through the device of a storytelling voice.
However, for the Emperor penguin, it is a step closer to extinction.
During the winter in Antarctica, when the temperature can reach 40 below zero, the mother emperor penguin lays one egg.
I learned that the largest penguin is the emperor penguin, emperor penguins have 40,000 penguins in a colony, and they slide on their bellies.
Camera crews follow wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctic, including whales feeding and an emperor penguin colony.
Take it all in all, I do not believe anybody on earth has a worse time than an Emperor penguin," wrote Apsley Cherry-Garrard, a global adventurer and a survivor of Captain Robert F.