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Penguin parents: Inability to share roles increases their vulnerability to climate change

Science Daily, 29 Feb 2016.

The fixed division of labor between crested penguin parents increases their chicks' vulnerability to food shortages made ever more common by climate change. The parents have been unable to adapt their habits to the challenges of increasingly frequent years of limited food supply and, as a result, will become further threatened by extinction. Read more at Science Daily.

Rock-hopper penguins may be under threat by warming. Image: Chris huh on Wikimedia, Creative Commons. See image here.

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