This post is exactly what it’s billed as: just a bunch of animals stepping onto the scales yesterday at the London Zoo.
Like most people who spend their lives sitting in chairs and occasionally walking to different chairs, I’m a big fan of nature documentaries, and harbor acute feelings of jealousy for those involved in making them. Planet Earth II, the long-anticipated sequel to the groundbreaking David Attenborough-narrated series, …
As the action wound down above the Equator, the worldwide Women’s Marchers count hit approximately 2.5 million, a figure that, presumably, includes the 30 or so human marchers—and untold penguin marchers—who exercised their rights to free speech and assembly from Antarctica. Look at ‘em. It’s great.
The good people at National Geographic host a program called “Animal Fight Night.” Reader, it is exactly what you’d expect.
In today’s adorable animal news, the Cincinnati Zoo welcomed its first animal birth of the year — a baby penguin.
Hanging out with penguins is a lot like hanging out with strippers. They can touch you, but you can’t touch them.
The New England Aquarium has eight pairs of endangered African penguins, and they want them to make more babies. Hence, they are installing a series of “honeymoon suites,” i.e. fuck rooms, to encourage the little guys and gals.
It is a horror show outside right now in most of the eastern U.S., but for some guys over at the Cincinnati Zoo, the fun has just begun.
Have you ever dreamed of selling all of your stuff, packing up what's left, and hightailing it to Antarctica so you can work in a post office with some smelly-ass penguins?
I hope you don't have a heart condition, because what you're about to read might make that beating mass in the center of your chest burst with the type of feelings overload that can only be prompted by a human interest piece about Australia's oldest man and his adorable, inspirational hobby.
How cold is it? Well, it was so cold that Pittsburgh's National Aviary had to keep its penguins indoors this week.
Scientists have just returned from studying king penguins and they've learned quite a bit. In fact, they brought you a souvenir video. Please enjoy this lesson about the seals and the penguins. (And how incredibly cruel the animal kingdom can be and also feel inspired to do something different tomorrow; something that…
Just a little memo for everyone: We've got a couple new, improved pronunciations of "penguin," courtesy of handsome alien otter man Benedict Cumberbatch.
Oh wow, don't want to mess with these tough guys.
A baby penguin born at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago has been identified as a girl.
Dude, winter is so awful that penguins in the UK need prozac.
Oh penguins! They are nature's most adorable clumsy walker. All dressed up in their little tuxedos and stumbling around all over the ice and snow, they look just like a gaggle of old drunk Dudley Moores in Arthur*. All they need is a little martini glass and a spry 80's Liza Minnelli to chase after and the whole thing…
Like something straight out of a Virginia Woolf novel, two lesbian penguins have been living a secret life together in an Israeli zoo.
Oh penguins. Will you ever catch that darn butterfly? I kind of hope you don't, just so I can sit here and watch you chase them down, forever and ever. Let's just call it—penguins are the best at running. Period. Go home cheetah, you are drunk and not chasing butterflies.