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Penguins Wash up Along Tropical Beaches

(From news.com.au)- Penguins are washing up on tropical beaches with scientists unsure why the Antarctic birds are heading closer to the equator than ever before. Mr Silva said biologists believe stronger-than-usual ocean currents had pulled the birds north but others have said overfishing and warmer ocean temperatures may have led the birds to search for food further north than their normal Antarctic and Patagonian habitats. “We”re telling people if the penguins don”t appear to be injured or sick to leave them alone so they can swim back”.

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