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22 discoveries this year changed our understanding of how animals communicate, compete, and defend themselves

As scientists researched the evolution and behaviour of animal species over the last year, our understanding of how many creatures communicate, compete, and defend themselves has changed. New discoveries offered eye-raising insights into the behaviour of sharks, penguins, dogs, and insects, among other species. Researchers discovered this year, for example, […]
22 discoveries this year changed our understanding of how animals communicate, compete, and defend themselves
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8 unexpected places to see penguins in the wild around the world

The Galapagos Islands in Ecuador is the only place to find penguins north of the equator. On St. Kilda Pier in Melbourne, Australia, tiny fairy penguins walk alongside tourists. African penguins sunbathe on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. You may think penguins […]
8 unexpected places to see penguins in the wild around the world
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23 fascinating things you never knew about penguins

Penguin Awareness Day is on January 20th, and there are tons of surprising facts to learn about penguins. Despite their inability to fly, some penguins can reach speeds of 22 miles an hour. On a romantic note, penguins tend to be monogamous and can even be in same-sex couples. Visit […]
23 fascinating things you never knew about penguins
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A remarkable penguin ‘supercolony’ of over 1.5 million birds has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica — take a look

Adélie penguin populations have been declining on the Antarctic Peninsula. But researchers examining satellite photos of the nearby Danger Islands spotted what appeared to large amounts of bird guano, so they decided to mount an expedition to the hard-to-reach islands. There, they discovered a new penguin “supercolony” with more than […]
A remarkable penguin ‘supercolony’ of over 1.5 million birds has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica  —  take a look
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WATCH: A crazy penguin jumps into an Australian boat in Antarctica

Australian expeditioners in the Antarctic have been having very close encounters with the local penguin population. The emperor penguin chick above, looking very like a character from the movie Happy Feet, was snapped by Australian Antarctic expeditioner Shane Bilston. He says taking the photograph documents one of the most amazing […]
WATCH: A crazy penguin jumps into an Australian boat in Antarctica