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#Penguins

From TheJournal.ie BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins Dynasties This post contains videos

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins

The decision broke a principle of nature film-making to observe but not interfere.

From TheJournal.ie Mass starvation kills all but two penguin chicks in Antarctic colony Adelie Penguins

Mass starvation kills all but two penguin chicks in Antarctic colony

The thousands of death has been called a “breeding failure” by experts.

From TheJournal.ie 7,000 year old penguin poo reveals volcanic eruptions almost wiped out Antarctic sea bird colony Innovative Technique

7,000 year old penguin poo reveals volcanic eruptions almost wiped out Antarctic sea bird colony

The changes in penguin populations had been linked to climate change.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after seven penguins drown in Canadian zoo Suspicious Deaths

Investigation launched after seven penguins drown in Canadian zoo

The director of animal care at the Calgary zoo said it was “devastating news”.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in Tipping The Scales This post contains videos This post contains images

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in

It helps zookeepers monitor the animals’ health and well-being.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch these wriggly baby penguins being weighed Take A Break

Take a break and watch these wriggly baby penguins being weighed

They’re called Wotsit, Frazzle, Cheeto and Quaver.

From TheJournal.ie An iceberg twice the size of Limerick city has killed 150,000 penguins Landlocked

An iceberg twice the size of Limerick city has killed 150,000 penguins

The iceberg’s grounding left penguins having to walk more than 60 kilometres to find food.

From TheJournal.ie 16 amazing photos from a penguinologist's lens P-p-perfect

16 amazing photos from a penguinologist's lens

Little is known about the habits and behaviors…

From TheJournal.ie Three penguin chicks stolen from Norwegian aquarium Snatched

Three penguin chicks stolen from Norwegian aquarium

The park manager said he fears the chicks may now be dead as it was too early for them to be away from their parents.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a summer job? How about working as a postmaster in Antarctica?

Looking for a summer job? How about working as a postmaster in Antarctica?

That’s what Anthony Galvin is hoping to do later this year.

From TheJournal.ie The oldest man in Australia spends his time knitting tiny jumpers for tiny penguins P-p-pick Up

The oldest man in Australia spends his time knitting tiny jumpers for tiny penguins

We’ll take one penguin and one jumper, please.

Benedict Cumberbatch is in a penguin film, but he still can't pronounce 'penguins'

Why does this keep happening to him?

Ah nothing, just some penguins in tiny Santa suits

As if penguins could get any cuter.

From TheJournal.ie Seals are having sex with penguins - and there are videos to prove it Like Antarctic Monkeys

Seals are having sex with penguins - and there are videos to prove it

Researchers say it is sexual harassment.

Just three penguins, having a slap fight

“You having a larf, mate? You having a giggle?”

Meet Ireland's first ever gentoo penguin chick

The tiny bundle of joy was born at Dingle Oceanworld.

From TheJournal.ie Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead Ice-breaker

Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead

A Tokyo aquarium have designed the navigation app to draw in visitors.

From TheJournal.ie Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children's books Books

Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children's books

Library says three books are contrary to its “pro-family” stance.

A wedding could be on the cards for Ireland's first gay penguins

Two female penguins, Penelope and Missy, are nesting together in Dingle Oceanworld.

Sad penguins given antidepressants because the British weather is so awful

The birds are “under treatment for stress” after all the rain.

Penguins living together at Israeli Zoo discovered to be 'lesbians'

Staff had assumed Suki and Chupchikoni were a male and female pair.

Adorable penguins go on Christmas stroll dressed as Santa

Oh, NOTHING, just some penguins dressed up as Santa and Christmas trees.

The burning question*: Are Penguins chocolate bars or biscuits? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Are Penguins chocolate bars or biscuits?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Oh, just some newborn penguins...

… named after Dr Who characters.

Whose Christmas dinner is this?

What? No stuffing?

VIDEO: So it turns out baby penguins really like being tickled

We’re just warning you: cute overload.

London Zoo keepers weigh and measure 16,000 animals In Pictures This post contains images

London Zoo keepers weigh and measure 16,000 animals

There’s just no such thing as privacy anymore.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am…

From The42 Canucks and Penguins win to stay alive in NHL playoffs Sid The Kid This post contains videos

Canucks and Penguins win to stay alive in NHL playoffs

Pittsburgh score eight unanswered goals to beat the Flyers after being on the brink of elimination last night.

Extinct 'giant penguin' species reconstructed from fossils

Bones of the ‘Kairuku’, extinct for about 26 million years, were discovered in New Zealand 35 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011 Review 2011 This post contains videos

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011

The nicer side of the news…

Toronto zoo's 'gay penguin' gets a girlfriend

Success for Buddy but his ‘friend’ Pedro has not yet been as lucky…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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