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History of Penguins

Genetic Researchers Reconstruct Evolutionary In a new study, an international team of scientists used 22 newly-sequenced genomes from 18 extant species of penguins to reconstruct the history of their diversification and adaptation. The authors found that ancient penguins diverged in the early Miocene epoch in Australia and New Zealand and …

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Emperor Penguins

Using images from ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite, a team of researchers from the British Antarctic Survey has spotted 8 new colonies of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) and confirmed the discovery of three previously identified but never confirmed breeding sites. This discovery, described in a paper in the journal Remote Sensing …

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