Penguin language obeys same rules as human speech, researchers say

Experts believe they have found the ‘first compelling evidence’ for conformity to linguistic laws in non-primate species Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/penguin-science-study-language-linguistics-zipf-menzerathaltmann-torino-a9317921.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Vincent Wood

This penguin escaping from a cracking glacier is an edge-of-your-seat thriller

This video is apparently from January of 2019, but I saw it on Twitter the other day, accompanying the news about the record-breaking ice melt in Antarctica over the holidays. Did you hear about that? How the ice in Antarctica is melting at alarming rates, because of climate change, which is real? There aren’t a […]

Same-sex penguin couple trying to hatch egg after stealing it from breeding pair

Penguin are looking after egg ‘very well’, zookeeper says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/penguin-couple-same-sex-gay-egg-steal-hatch-netherlands-a9213266.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Sabrina Barr

Yellow-Eyed Penguin Is 2019’s New Zealand Bird of the Year

Yellow-eyed penguin (via Brent Beaven/New Zealand Department of Conservation) The people have spoken: The endangered yellow-eyed penguin has been named New Zealand’s Bird of the Year 2019. Also known as hoiho or tarakaka, the endemic species received the most “number one” votes in a country-wide election. Described by The Guardian as an “antisocial penguin that […]