The fifth episode of BBC America’s new series, “Dynasties,”follows a colony of several thousand emperor penguins as they brave the elements to breed and raise their young during Antarctica’s ruthless winter. Catch the episode this Saturday, Feb. 16, at 9 p.m. EST/8 p.m. CST on BBC America. Viewers can still watch the […]

Female Magellanic penguins, shown here, have been stranding on the coasts of South America, and researchers aren’t sure why. Credit: Takashi Yamamoto Near the southern tip of South America, thousands of ladies — wives, mothers, anchovy enthusiasts — are vanishing from their nests. The females in question are Magellanic penguins — a […]