New penguin colonies spotted from space

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 5:02pm

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Satellite images show that there are nearly 20% more emperor penguin colonies than previously thought on the icy continent of Antarctica. Peter Fretwell, a geographer at the British Antarctic Survey, says they are able to spot colonies based on what they leave behind: bright reddish-brown guano.