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Baby penguins not picky when it comes to food

Baby penguins can adapt to a variety of diets when primary food sources are scarce, a recent study has found.

Despite predictions to the contrary, the study of Victorian penguins showed that a shortage of anchovies, an important part of their diet, did not affect their breeding success because of the availability of other food sources.

The research concluded that the baby penguins were able to adapt to changing environmental conditions as long as other food options were available.

Read more at Monash University

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