Little penguins team up to spot prey: Study

Little penguins team up to spot prey: Study

Little penguins are more likely to work together to hunt schooling prey rather than solitary prey, a new study has found.

Penguins to the rescue with anti-icing tricks

Penguins to the rescue with anti-icing tricks

Antarctic penguins live in a bitterly cold place, where the air temperature can drop to -40 degrees Celsius and the winds can hurtle at speeds of 40 meters per second.

Penguin numbers on the rise as glaciers retreat: Report

Penguin numbers on the rise as glaciers retreat: Report

 Here comes good news for penguin lovers. Shrinking glaciers are leading to the birth of more Adelie penguins in the East Antarctica region, researchers report.

Watch: Adorable penguins attempt to escape from a Danish zoo!

Watch: Adorable penguins attempt to escape from a Danish zoo!

In a video which has gone viral on social media shows these cute penguins at Odense Zoo in Denmark trying to escape the captivity of zoo.

90 per cent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

90 per cent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

Majority of the world seabird species have plastic in their gut and 99 per cent will have gobbled down plastic by 2050.

90 percent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

90 percent seabirds have consumed plastic: Study

 Nearly 90 percent of individual seabirds alive today have consumed some form of plastic and about 60 percent of them, including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins, have plastic in their guts, estimates a new study.

Dozens of penguins wash up dead on coast of Uruguay

Dozens of penguins have shown up dead over the past three days on the coast of Uruguay, a government official said Thursday.

Penguins 'crap' over snow melt it

Scientists have found that penguins use their feces to melt snow in their breeding grounds.

How iconic emperor penguins survived last ice age

How iconic emperor penguins survived last ice age

A change in breeding habits and distinct genetic make up may have helped certain populations of the iconic emperor penguins survive the harsh climate during the last Ice Age, a study contends.

Penguins have bad sense of taste

Penguins have bad sense of taste

 A new study has revealed that penguins have no sense of taste as they have lost three of the five basic tastes over evolutionary time.

Penguin-bot to study flightless birds

 French researchers have developed a baby penguin robot to get up close and personal with penguins and study their behaviour.

Penguins' personalities prepare them to adapt climate change

Penguins' personalities prepare them to adapt climate change

A new study has revealed that personalities of the Penguins or birds help them to cope with the climate change.

Little penguins forage together

Most little penguins search for food in groups, and even synchronise their underwater movements during foraging trips, according to a new study.

Emperor penguins are more willing to relocate

Researchers have offered new insights on the long-term future of emperor penguins by showing that the penguins may be behaving in ways that allow them to adapt to their changing environment better than expected.

Climate change renders `already vulnerable` penguins` future uncertain

Scientists have said that changes in average climatic conditions combined with the increasing frequency of unpredictable, extreme weather events may disrupt scientific predictions of the future penguin populations.

Cooler climate helped evolution of penguins

Penguins waddled into the book of life around 20 million years ago and diversified thanks to global cooling which opened up Antarctica for habitation, a study said on Wednesday.

New Zealand scientists try to solve mystery of disappearing penguins

New Zealand scientists are preparing a study to solve one of nature`s great mysteries, the disappearance of a rapidly dwindling breed of penguin.

Space pictures pick up lots more penguins

Scientists counting emperor penguins from space have found twice as many of the birds in Antarctica as expected.

Penguins rally from brink of extinction

King penguin colonies have rallied from the brink of extinction and are well on the way to recovery.

A solar eclipse for penguins, sea leopards?

A partial solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, and the Moon partially obscures the Sun as viewed from an Earth location.