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Kings County Brewing Collective: Penguins in Space

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Such is the case with this week’s beer, Penguins in Space by the Kings County Brewers Collective of Brooklyn, New York. Maybe the point is that penguins are comical? Even the word “penguin” is a bit silly. But all that regal cred comes undone with one glance at the clownish Macaroni Penguin ( Eudyptes chrysolophus ).

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What happens if you tickle a penguin?

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I once read a post saying by someone saying they tickled a sleeping penguin and the penguin responded by slapping them. submitted by /u/GlompSpark [link] [comments]

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Achoo! Antarctic Penguins Are Catching Bird Flu

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That is, the penguins—in this case, Chinstrap Penguins like the one photographed above by Christopher Michel (Wikimedia Commons), and Adélie Penguins —don’t actually seem to be getting sick from avian influenza virus (AIV). The news that bird flu is spreading to Antarctica isn’t quite as dire as you might expect.

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White Penguin… Wow!

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Worried that wearing white after Labor Day might be lethal for penguins? Don’t be. Lindblad’s Naturalist David Stephens, who snapped this remarkable photo , sees this fashion trend on the rise: “While odd coloration may make fishing a bit more difficult, leucistic birds are regularly found breeding normally.”

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Penguins on the Beach

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So here are some photos of penguins instead. African Penguins, or Jackass Penguins as they are sometimes known, are one of those species of penguin you’ll find away from the frozen wastes of Antarctica. It was certainly more fun than the last penguin I wrote about. Boulders Beach. Demanding youngsters.

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Awesome Penguin!

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I can’t find any more information about it but apparently a penguin bit Newt Gingrich. What is up with penguins and political statements this year? Good times!

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Why Do Penguins Wear Tuxedos?

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Artists rendition of Inkayacu paracasensis There are 17 living species of penguins, which make up their own Linnean family (Spheniscidae), which is the only family in the order Sphenisciformes. You may think of penguins as cold-adapted and they are, but there are penguins living in temperate and tropical areas as well.

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