A Conversation for Websailor's Wacky Wildlife World: Penguins
Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor Started conversation Jan 11, 2010
aka Bel - A87832164 Posted Jan 11, 2010
Websailor Posted Jan 11, 2010
Thanks both, I enjoyed writing it Not of edited guide standard but enough to awake a reader's curiosity I hope.
Working with WWF for twenty years I soon found the 'nuts about' people, and penguin fans were certainly in the top ten of favourites I think
Willem Posted Mar 4, 2010
I also emjoyed reading this Websailor. Penguins are very interesting birds. I might some time write something about the extinct giant penguins! They were man-sized ... one of them was even called an 'Anthropornis' ('Man-bird'). They died out perhaps due to mammals like seals and small dolphins (in the same size range as the giant penguins and thus competing with them for food and ecological 'niches') becoming more common in the southern oceans. This was LONG before our time ... they died out perhaps over 20 million years ago.
Websailor Posted Mar 4, 2010
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