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Climate change is forcing gentoo penguins south - here's why this matters

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A colony of gentoo penguins has been discovered living the furthest south in Antarctica the species has ever been. Image: Unsplash/Cornelius Ventures

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The researchers reported that the unprecedented colony of gentoo penguins consisted of about 75 chicks. Image: Greenpeace/Tomás Munita
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Scientists Clare Flynn and Michael Wethington fly a drone over a penguin colony on Andersson Island, Antarctica. Image: Greenpeace/Tomás Munita
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Gentoo and Adélie penguins on Andersson Island in Antarctica. Image: Greenpeace/Tomás Munita
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