Using Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite images, scientists from the University of Minnesota and the British Antarctic Survey have determined that there are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than previously estimated.
“On the ice, emperor penguins with their black and white plumage stand out against the snow and colonies are clearly visible on satellite imagery. This allowed the team to analyze 44 emperor penguin colonies around the coast of Antarctica, with seven previously unknown.”
Somewhere in all these penguins is a strange, all-black one:
Image courtesy of eliduke