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Sunday Species Snapshot: Jackass Penguin

Sunday Species Snapshot: Jackass Penguin

These popular penguins have faced a lot of threats in recent years that have put them on a dangerous path. Species name: African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), a.k.a.

November 17, 2013 — John R. Platt

Your Awesome Neighbourhood Herring Gull (And Its Many Cousins)

I think gulls are great, and I’m especially fond of the so-called white-headed gulls: the group of species that includes the familiar Herring gull Larus argentatus, the black-backed gulls, and a list of similar species that occur worldwide. 

September 4, 2015 — Darren Naish

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