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Old 04-26-2012, 04:31 PM   #1
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Twice as many Happy Feet: Emperor penguin population much bigger than previously thought
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Twice as many Happy Feet: Emperor penguin population much bigger than previously thought - Story - Environment/Sci - 3 News
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Twice as many emperor penguins live in Antarctica than was previously thought, a satellite mapping study has shown.

Scientists used Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite images to estimate the population of each penguin colony around the Antarctic coastline.

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) researchers counted 595,000 birds, almost double previous estimates of between 270,000 and 350,000...
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Good news. ...and what a cool use of technology.
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Good news is nice for a change.
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Good news is nice for a change.
It is, indeed.
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