Discovery of mummified penguin chicks provides clues to catastrophic weather events in Antarctica: scientists

Discovery of mummified penguin chicks provides clues to catastrophic weather events in Antarctica: scientists

Updated September 21, 2018 12:15:00 Photo: The mummified bird carcasses were found lying in heavy sediments in east Antarctica. (Supplied: Yuesong Gao) Related Story: The challenges of understanding impact of climate change in Antarctica Australian and Chinese scientists have discovered hundreds of mummified penguin chicks on Long Peninsula in Antarctica. …

Penguin Islands penguins in battle for survival against climate change, human threats

Penguin Islands penguins in battle for survival against climate change, human threats

Posted August 12, 2018 08:24:32 Photo: Dr Cannell says the little penguins face multiple threats to their survival. (ABC News) They’re small, cute and lure about 130,000 visitors to their island every year. But the little penguin population that gives WA’s Penguin Island its name is in danger on several …

Tasmanian penguin killer’s community service sentence ‘manifestly inadequate’, DPP says

Tasmanian penguin killer’s community service sentence ‘manifestly inadequate’, DPP says

Updated July 16, 2018 16:34:51 Photo: Joshua Leigh Jeffrey was sentenced to community service and ordered to pay $82 in costs. (ABC News: Henry Zwartz) Related Story: Dismay at sentence for man who bludgeoned little penguins to death Tasmania’s Director of Public Prosecutions is appealing against the sentence given to …

Penguin killer Joshua Leigh Jeffrey avoids jail; bird group expresses ‘extreme disappointment’ at sentence

Penguin killer Joshua Leigh Jeffrey avoids jail; bird group expresses ‘extreme disappointment’ at sentence

Updated June 25, 2018 15:01:52 Photo: Joshua Leigh Jeffrey was convicted, sentenced to community service and fined $82.15. (ABC News: Henry Zwartz) Related Story: Man found guilty of animal cruelty after clubbing six little penguins to death A man who beat six penguins to death with a stick has been …

Penguin deaths at Tasmanian beach most likely from dog attack, necropsies find

Penguin deaths at Tasmanian beach most likely from dog attack, necropsies find

Updated June 13, 2018 14:58:31 Twelve little penguins found dumped in a garbage bin on the northern Tasmanian coast were probably killed by a dog, a post-mortem examination has found. A member of the public alerted authorities to the dead birds, which were discovered at the Low Head Coastal Reserve, …

Brenda the Civil Disobedience Penguin is back. The Great Barrier Reef isn't | First Dog on the Moon

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