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12:00 AM, April 26, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:49 AM, April 26, 2019

Antarctic penguins suffer ‘catastrophic’ breeding failure

The second largest Emperor penguin colony on Earth has suffered a “catastrophic” breeding failure after nearly all chicks born over three years died as their icy Antarctic habitat shrinks, researchers said yesterday.

The British Antarctic Society (BAS) used satellite imagery to study the behaviour of the Halley Bay colony in the Weddell Sea due south of Cape Hope, which normally sees up to 25,000 penguin pairs mate each year.

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