Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 21, 2017

Penguins Die In ‘Catastrophic’ Antarctic Breeding Season – BBC News

All but two Adelie penguin chicks have starved to death in their east Antarctic colony, in a breeding season described as “catastrophic” by experts.
It was caused by unusually high amounts of ice late in the season, meaning adults had to travel further for food.
It is the second bad season in five years after no chicks survived in 2015.

Read full story at Penguins die in ‘catastrophic’ Antarctic breeding season – BBC News


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