Photos of Flightless Birds: All 18 Penguin Species

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Emperor Penguin

Credit: Michael Van Woert, NOAA NESDIS, ORA

Penguins are a group of non-flying aquatic birds that live in the Southern Hemisphere. They include 18 species 13 of which are either threatened or endangered.…Read More »

With their habitats and food supply under threat from humans and climate change, it could take a major effort to save some of these creatures from extinction.

Clara Moskowitz is a senior writer for LiveScience, a sister site to OurAmazingPlanet.   Less «
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Clara has a bachelor's degree in astronomy and physics from Wesleyan University, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has written for both and Live Science.
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