Missing penguins

2021-07-02T14:00:36+02:002 July 2021|Categories: Nature|Tags: , , , |

There is a mystery that scientists are trying to unravel: that of the disappeared penguin colony. Or better, the entire colony has not really disappeared, however it is estimated that it has drastically reduced: from about 900.000 about 100.000 penguins. Crazy. “Where the hell have the penguins gone?!”This is certainly the question posed by researchers Henri Weimerskirch and Charles Bost, of the French research institute CNRS, at the beginning 2017, looking at the aerial images of Île aux Cochons, a volcanic island located halfway between Madagascar and Antarctica and which has rarely been visited by [...]