Tag - penguins



Chinstrap penguins in Orne Harbour in the western Antarctic peninsula in March 2016
Dec 1, 2023
Antarctic chinstrap penguins get by on just secondslong micronaps
Falling asleep while guarding a nest can spell doom for the eggs and later the chicks, but the species has an ingenious way of getting enough sleep.
Emperor penguin chicks perished at multiple breeding grounds in Antarctica last year, drowning or freezing to death when sea ice was eroded by global warming.
Sep 3, 2023
Our addiction to fossil fuels is killing baby penguins
Global warming is decimating sea ice and, with it, baby penguins. But why should we care about this and other species dying off?
Emperor penguins need stable sea ice that’s firmly attached to the shore to breed and nurture their young.
Aug 25, 2023
Penguins die as record low Antarctic ice stokes extinction risk
The findings back predictions that 90% of this species "will be quasi-extinct” by the end of the century under the current global warming trajectory.
Japan Times
Dec 29, 2022
King penguins survived hunters. Now they face climate change.
As global warming makes the polar front drift southwards, the Crozet Islands could soon become uninhabitable for king penguins.
Japan Times
Mar 5, 2021
Penguins apologize after hiding improper mask-wearing in photo
A team employee altered a photo of fans attending Tuesday's game at PPG Paints Arena for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
Japan Times
Jul 11, 2019
Penguins forward Matt Cullen retires after 21 seasons
Matt Cullen, who was the oldest player in the NHL last season, retired Wednesday at the age of 42.
Japan Times
May 31, 2019
Yushiro Hirano follows nomadic path in bid for NHL
Yushiro Hirano's offseason isn't filled with lazy, idyllic days in the sun.
Japan Times
Jan 21, 2019
Yushiro Hirano makes progress toward NHL debut
Yushiro Hirano said he has opened "just one door" in his quest to be the second Japan-born player in the NHL.
Japan Times
Sep 2, 2018
Penguins, otter travel with passengers aboard train from Tokyo to mark marine park's anniversary
A train operated by Keikyu Corp. offered passengers a treat Sunday as it carried two penguins and an otter on its journey from central Tokyo to a station southwest of the capital.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 4, 2017
London zoo begins resident inventory, counting penguin chicks, tiger cubs
Keepers at ZSL London zoo began the mammoth task of counting the park's more than 700 species on Tuesday, using treats to entice some animals out for the annual stocktake.
Japan Times
May 24, 2016
Threatened penguins bred through artificial insemination at Yamaguchi aquarium
An aquarium in Yamaguchi Prefecture has succeeded in breeding threatened Humboldt penguins using artificial insemination.
Japan Times
May 5, 2016
Hornqvist lifts Penguins to OT triumph over Capitals
Patric Hornqvist makes a living by working in tight spaces. Given a rare moment of freedom from his usual spot parked in front of the opponent's net, the Pittsburgh Penguins forward pushed the Washington Capitals to the brink of elimination.
Japan Times
Feb 25, 2016
Hokkaido aquarium aiming to breed endangered Humboldt penguins
Japan's northernmost aquarium will try to breed endangered Humboldt penguins from South America.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on