With their bright yellow markings on the head and chest, King penguins are an iconic species of the sub-Antaractic islands in the Southern Ocean. But recent research shows that these much-loved birds are at risk from climate change. The Southern Ocean’s Antaractic Polar Front is moving south, taking with it the abundant food supplies that well up where wamer and colder waters meet. For the King penguins, this means their food supply of fish and squid is also moving further south, out of range of the islands on which they live. Read more

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