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Poo Stains Seen From Space Lead to Discovery of Massive Penguin ‘Supercolony'

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Monday, March 5, 2018
GIZMODO
 
After noticing the telltale signs of guano streaks on satellite imagery, an international team of researchers set out to count the number of penguins on Antarctica’s aptly named Danger Islands. They found a previously undetected supercolony of over 1.5 million Adélie penguins—a surprising result, given how poorly these aquatic birds are doing just 100 miles away.

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