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Auk Editor Pick - Time-Lapse Cameras Provide a Unique Peek at Penguins’ Winter Behavior

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Not even the most intrepid researcher wants to spend winter in Antarctica, so how can you learn what penguins are doing during those cold, dark months? Simple: Leave behind some cameras. Year-round studies across the full extent of a species’ range are especially important in polar areas, where individuals within a single species may adopt a variety of different migration strategies to get by, and a new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances uses this unique approach to get new insights into Gentoo Penguin behavior. Read the full press release at https://americanornithologypubsblog.org/2017/04/19/time-lapse-cameras-provide-a-unique-peek-at-penguins-winter-behavior/.

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