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The oldest fossilized giant penguin
Penguins diversified earlier than previously assumed Date: February 23, 2017 Source: Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Summary: A recently discovered fossil of a giant penguin with a body length of around 150 centimeters has been des...

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Penguin fossil calls Waikato Museum home
February 21 2017 CHRISTINE CORNEGE FAIRFAX NZ   A 28 million-year-old penguin fossil has officially become part of the museum's permanent collection. It's 28 million years old, weighed as much as Stephen Donald, and was the about the same height as Prince. ...

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New guidance on hand-rearing decisions for endangered penguin chicks
Penguin chicks Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds   Penguin chick being checked over Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds Press release issued: 17 February 2017 The first model of its kind which pr...

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New study reveals what penguins eat
February 15, 2017 Gentoo penguin chicks at Bird Island. Credit: British Antarctic Survey The longest and most comprehensive study to date of what penguins eat is published this month. The study, published in the journal Marine Biology , examines the diets o...

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Penguins Can’t Taste The Umami Flavor Of Fish
By Futurity on January 19, 2017    Penguins haven’t been able to taste sweet, bitter, and umami flavors for more than 20 million years. Because penguins are fish-eaters, the loss of the umami taste is especially perplexing, says study leader Jianzhi “George...

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This Week's Pencognito!
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Reward Increased to $10,000 for Information on Illegal Killing of Endangered Red Wolf
For Immediate Release, December 30, 2016 Contact: Brett Hartl, (202) 817-8121, bhartl@biologicaldiversity.org Reward Increased to $10,000 for Information on Illegal Killing of Endangered Red Wolf One of Only 45 Red Wolves Remaining Found Dead on North Carol...

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This Week's Pencognito!
  Visit Jen and all the pengies by clicking this link!

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This Week's Pencognito!
Visit Jen and all the pengies by clicking this link!

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Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project Monthly Update - November 1-30, 2016
      MEXICAN WOLF UPDATE       November 1-30, 2016 Arizona Game and Fish Department     Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project Monthly Update - November 1-30, 2016 The following is a summary of Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project (Project) activities in the M...
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