Climate change may cause Emperor penguins’ extinction

June 30, 2014 8:07 AM

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Emperor penguins are in danger of dramatic declines by the end of the century due to climate change, says a study, suggesting the iconic animal “fully deserving of endangered status due to climate change”.

By the end of the century at least two-thirds of Emperor penguin colonies will have declined by more than half, the researchers projected.

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