TITLE

Unhappy Feet?

AUTHOR(S)
Ross, Brooke
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/23/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 19, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that penguins in Antarctica are in danger of becoming extinct and wildlife groups are asking the U.S. government to help. Out of 19 penguin species, 12 are facing major threats of dying out completely, including the emperor penguins. Overfishing, which catches large amounts of krill that penguins feed on, is partly to blame for the problem. Global warming, which is caused by the burning of fossil fuels, is also to blame for the decline in penguins.
ACCESSION #
24084506

 

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