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Specialized anatomy means flightless penguins are master swimmers. Christopher Michel

How many bones do penguins have?

How did penguins end up with so few bones – and become lightning-fast swimmers?
Some emperor penguins are searching for some new ice to call home. Wikimedia Commons

New behaviour leaves Antarctic penguins on the shelf

Emperor penguins have been spotted breeding on ice shelves for the first time, where previously they were thought only to breed on the much lower ice that floats on the ocean surface. It is not clear whether…

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