The male emperor penguin: A prince among dads
- Why Emperors huddle. Hickey, Georgina; McG, K. // Nature Australia;Winter98, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p16
Presents information on a metabolic study conducted by Andre Ancel from the National Center for Scientific Research in France, which investigated why Emperor Penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) huddle. Information on the male Emperor Penguin during the breeding season; How the study was conducted;...
- Penguin chicks swim into trouble. Cohen, Philip // New Scientist;10/05/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2050, p7
Reports that emperor penguin chicks migrate to regions in Antarctica's Ross Sea which are outside international protection treaties. Preference of the chicks to frequent feeding grounds north of the sea; Warm climate of the area which attracts the chicks; Comments from researchers.
- Emperor penguin foraging behavior in the western Ross Sea, 1992. Kooyman, Gerald; Horning, Markus // Antarctic Journal of the United States;1993, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p149
Examines the behavior of foraging emperor penguin in the western Ross Sea, Antarctica. Distribution of foraging birds from four colonies; Use of time-depth and satellite transmitters in getting foraging and distribution data; General foraging patterns of birds; Range of diving depths.
- Emperor of the Antarctic. Dutton, Gail // World & I;Jan94, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p202
Features the emperor penguin of Antarctica, focusing on its breeding and mating habits. Physical structure; Foraging range; Migration patterns; Discovery of the first breeding colony; Selection of rookery sites and mates; Hatching and feeding of the young; Life span; Effect of environmental...
- PENGUINS DO THE HUDDLE. // National Wildlife (World Edition);Oct/Nov2011, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p10
The article reports on research by Antarctic scientist Daniel Zitterbart on the huddling behavior of male emperor penguins as they incubate eggs during winter breeding season, finding coordinated movements among the birds thought to benefit blood circulation and concentrate their body warmth.
- Non-consumptive factors affecting foraging patterns in Antarctic penguins: a review and synthesis. Ainley, David; Ballard, Grant // Polar Biology;Jan2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p1
Recent research has clearly shown that the fear of predation, i.e. aversion to taking risks, among mesopredators or grazers, and not merely flight from an apex predator to avoid predation, is an important aspect of ecosystem structuring. In only a few, though well-documented cases, however, has...