When Gentoo penguins swim into the open ocean to hunt for food, they often produce wierd buzzing sounds that marine biologists assume is a form of communication. By strapping cameras to the backs of these aquatic birds, scientists have finally figured out the purpose of these odd vocalisations.
To get an easy meal, gentoo penguins opt to steal each other's unwieldy prey – a behaviour revealed for the first time by cameras strapped to their backs
Oceanographers consider whether Adelie penguins and gentoo penguins -- newcomers to the Palmer Station region over the last two decades -- may be competing for the same food resources and whether this might exacerbate the Adelie pop...
Adelie penguins dive beneath the Antarctic ice in this video, released by WWF and taken by a small camera on a penguin's back
The longest and most comprehensive study to date of what penguins eat is published this month. The study, published in the journal Marine Biology, examines the diets of gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) at Bird Island, South Georgi...