Antarctic Penguins Find an Unlikely Ally: Fishermen loading...
Antarctic Penguins Find an Unlikely Ally: Fishermen
A new agreement by the krill-fishing industry seeks to preserve a vital food supply for the beleaguered birds.
Why Do Penguins Lay Asymmetrical Eggs? loading...
Why Do Penguins Lay Asymmetrical Eggs?
Scientists studied 50,000 bird eggs from 1,400 species to discover why egg shapes vary.
Penguins Caught Feasting on an Unexpected Prey loading...
Penguins Caught Feasting on an Unexpected Prey
Researchers mounted cameras on the backs of four species and were surprised by what they found on penguins' menu.
Scientists Attached Cameras to Penguins—Here's What They Learned. loading...
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.
6 Tips for Better Wildlife Encounters loading...
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.
12 Penguin Portraits Show Off Big Personalities loading...
12 Penguin Portraits Show Off Big Personalities
Celebrate World Penguin Day, April 25, with stunning pictures of these beloved birds.
3.6 Million More Penguins Live in Antarctica Than Thought loading...
3.6 Million More Penguins Live in Antarctica Than Thought
New research estimates roughly six million Adélie penguins live in East Antarctica—cause for celebration and concern.
Why Adult Penguins Mooch Off Their Parents loading...
Why Adult Penguins Mooch Off Their Parents
Galápagos penguins are one of only two penguin species that hang out near their childhood home—for a reason, a new study says.
Five Big Environmental Wins in 2016 loading...
Five Big Environmental Wins in 2016
Sure, it's been a tumultuous year for the planet. But here are some environmental achievements to celebrate: renewable energy, protected oceans, and deconstructed dams.
About the Show
See penguins as they have never been seen before. From the freezing Antarctic to the scorching South American tropics, 50 spy cameras capture unique footage of three extraordinary species of penguin. Narrated by David Tennant.

Newsletter

Never miss a Nat Geo moment

Your email address
Submit