Go Back

‘Mega-colonies’ of 15 lakh penguins discovered in Antarctica

Mega-colonies of over 15 lakh Adélie penguins have been discovered near the Antarctic Peninsula on the Danger Islands. Scientists had mounted on an expedition and used on the ground counts and drones to reveal 7, 51,527 pairs of penguins, when prompted by satellite images. Researchers have called for protecting the area which is 5 times larger than Germany as it was seemingly unaffected by climate change.