6 Aug 2020

Space satellites find new emporer penguin colonies

From Morning Report, 8:58 am on 6 August 2020

Satellites in space have discovered 11 new emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica - boosting previous recorded numbers by 20 percent.

They were found due the birds excrement which has a distinct red-brown colour on the ice.

Doctor Peter Fretwell from the British Antarctic Survey led the research.