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Researchers mounted cameras on the backs of four species and were surprised by what they found on penguins' menu.
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Scientists Attached Cameras to Penguins—Here's What They Learned.
The charismatic birds are found on the Antarctic peninsula, and how they communicate has been a mystery.
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6 Tips for Better Wildlife Encounters
Experiences with animals can be exhilarating, uplifting, and educational, but they can also be dangerous—for you and the wildlife. Here's how to make the activities sustainable and safe.
About Antarctic

The Antarctic is a large polar region opposite the Arctic. It is comprised of the continent Antarctica.

Antarctica is the site of the South Pole and the large barren area is actually classified as a desert. The land covers an estimated 14 million square kilometres which is 20% of the Southern Hemisphere.

Majority of the area is uninhabited. However the peninsula is home to a large diversity of wildlife including thousands of penguins, whales and seals. 

 

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