Counting penguins from space

Friday, November 29, 2019 - 4:18pm

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There are roughly 5 million penguins in Antarctica.  We say "roughly" because penguin colonies are difficult to count — penguins don't hang out in the most easy-to-reach places. The BBC's Martha Kearney reports from the Antarctic peninsula on the effort to get a handle on how many penguins are actually there.