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Penguins Do the Wave to Keep Warm

Video highlights from National Geographic Today

When the temperature is as cold as minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit, it helps if there’s a warm body nearby.

28/9/2011

When the temperature is as cold as minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit, it helps if there’s a warm body nearby.

See the video of an emperor penguin huddle in Antarctica which shows the group taking small steps, creating a wave. Researchers say the undulations ensure each penguin a turn in the middle of the cluster, which helps the birds keep warm.

For more information, see National Geographic News

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