A legion of...Happy Feet

Satellite imagery has uncovered a ‘supercolony’ of more than 1.5 million Adélie penguins nesting among a chain of remote Antartic islands, raising hope for a species that was thought to have been in decline for decades. 

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The birds had previously gone undetected due to the remoteness of the Danger Islands, which are surrounded by treacherous waters and thick sea ice, making it difficult to access.

However, after being ...

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