Emperor Penguins may change breeding location to cope with climate change

June 21, 2014 2:54 PM

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Emperor Penguins may change breeding location to cope with climate change

Researchers from the University of Minnesota have discovered that emperor penguins are acting in such a manner which might assist them in adjusting to a warmer Earth because of climate change.

Research conducted earlier had supposed that emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) were philopatric or were loyal to their nesting grounds. Images taken from satellite now suggest that these penguins are not going back to the same place for breeding.

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