For a penguin to make it to age 33, a lot of things have to break right. Predator avoidance. Good genes. And, sometimes, cataract surgery. And this was part of the longevity recipe for Wellington, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium’s oldest and best-known rockhopper penguin, which marked the milestone birthday on Friday as a guest of honor at an 8:30 a.m. Facebook Live event.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government have announced the launching of the penultimate 50 pence coin in the penguin series, which features the macaroni penguin.
After the recent release of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Penguin Series, The Pobjoy Mint is announcing a limited-edition Proof Fine 1/25oz Gold coin featuring the macaroni penguin to complement this immensely popular series.
By Andrea Kavanagh (*) – The world is experiencing an unprecedented moment in history, and what feels like a strange stoppage of time. But time, of course, hasn’t stopped, and for many species, the ticking clock brings ominous signs.
Argentine researchers have announced the discovery of fossilized skin on the remains of the wing of a 43-million-year-old penguin on Marambio Island in the Antarctic.
A same-sex penguin couple at Sea Life London have welcomed the pitter-patter of webbed feet, following the recent hatching of their first adopted chick.
The government and treasury of the Falkland Islands have issued the fifth and final coin which is part of an overall five-coin set featuring one of the planet’s most curious and unique species of bird, the penguin.