Climate change threatens emperor penguins with extinction, officials say

Posted on AllSides October 25th, 2022
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It is the only animal that dares to breed during the Antarctic winter. It endures gale-force winds to lay and protect a single egg.

Now climate change threatens Antarctica’s emperor penguin with extinction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared Tuesday, as melting sea ice upends the habitat it needs to breed, feed and protect itself from predators.

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