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Happy World Penguin Day

Yes, another special day. After Earth Day, today is World Penguin Day. And the second international day devoted to penguins, after Penguin Awareness Day on January 20th. 94 more words

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Lee's Five Word Friday - 4/8/16

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PLUCKED FROM OFF THE LAND

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And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the LORD will rejoice over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought; and ye shall be…
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Birds

Changing numbers

  • Arjen, do you want to go to the Adelies?
  • Sure, why not?

We were at Petermann Island on the Antarctic Peninsula and I had been standing at a Gentoo Penguin colony. 251 more words

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Kansas City Zoo: Penguins

About two years ago, the Kansas City Zoo opened a $15 million, 19,000 square foot penguin exhibit.  It is absolutely phenomenal, and about once a month during the winter, the gentoo and king penguins at the Kansas City Zoo march in the plaza near their exhibit.   58 more words

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Auckland, New Zealand

We are disembarking the ship today in Auckland, the country’s largest city with a population of a half million.  Housing is scarce in this growing city with an unemployment rate of 0%.   2,089 more words

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Penguin behaviour

In a previous post I already wrote about the strange sexual behaviour of penguins. But they have also other strange behaviour (also known to humans…). Gentoo Penguins (like most Antarctic penguins) make their nest with small pebbles. 122 more words

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Penguin Sunday

The weather here in Scotland is rather miserable, as most of the United kingdom will know! That combined with other factors has led to quite a quiet week in terms of getting out and about. 165 more words

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