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emperor penguin

an Antarctic penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri, with orange-yellow patches on the neck: the largest penguin, reaching a height of 1.3 m (4 ft.)
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When Roger Hughes, marine biologist at Bangor University in north Wales, saw emperor penguins in a BBC documentary, rocketing through the sea with trails of bubbles in their wakes, he had an insight that would lead to a surprising discovery.
Cameraman Didier Noirot was the one who got close-up and personal with the Emperor penguins for some of the best shots in this week's episode (BBC1).
It is thought the bird, only the second Emperor penguin ever recorded in New Zealand fell ill on the beach after mistaking sand for snow and eating it in a bid to lower its temperature, clogging its gut.
At the end of the book are three pages of fact files about the lives and habits of Emperor Penguins.
Emperor penguins, which delighted audiences in the Academy Award-winning documentary Marc/2 of the Penguins, could be sliding on the path toward extinction--the victims of climate change.
Its flippers and webbed feet make t emperor penguin well-suited for swimming and diving - not flying.
COLD COMFORT Luxury igloos at Kakslauttanen and Emperor penguins
There are emperor penguins in Antarctica and the lesser-known Humboldt penguins in the arid Atacama desert of Peru.
4-7), you learned how scientists located previously unknown emperor penguin colonies.
This allowed the team to analyze 44 emperor penguin colonies around the coast of Antarctica, with seven previously unknown.
A WAYWARD emperor penguin, who was discovered on a New Zealand beach six weeks ago and will soon be returned to the wild, has become a star of the internet.
Visitors watch an emperor penguin nicknamed "Happy Feet" at the Wellington Zoo June 25, 2011.