Why Did The Worlds 2nd Largest Emperor Penguin Colony Disappear?

Emperor Penguins Wiped Out - Antarctic Ice Shelf

In 2016, the world’s 2nd largest emperor penguin colony had been wiped out overnight. Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drowned after an ice shelf in Antarctica collapsed. In the years following the catastrophic collapse of the ice shelf at Halley Bay, Scientists have concluded that no breeding has been detected in the area since. On average, approximately 15,000 to 24,000 […]

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The Evolution of Giant Prehistoric Penguins

The Evolution of Giant Prehistoric Penguins

Paleontologists have discovered that giant penguins that were almost 6 feet tall and weighed about 220 pounds roamed the earth over 61 million years ago.  Researchers have uncovered some penguin fossils that they believe roamed the earth at the same time as the dinosaurs.   The modern-day Emperor Penguin is the largest living penguin standing at about 3.9 feet tall and […]

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