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2013-01-18 20:20:53

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Orlando kicks off its "Epic Voyage" campaign in New York City to launch Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, the park's all-new, largest-ever attraction opening this spring. The campaign includes stops in seven cities and a new mobile app, both designed to give families a sneak peek into the new attraction's thrilling and chilling adventure in ways as amazing as the continent itself. (Photo:...

2012-12-11 20:20:46

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Godoff today announced that The Penguin Press will publish Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's DOUBLE DOWN: Game Change 2012 in fall 2013. Godoff made the deal with Andrew Wylie at The Wylie Agency and HBO has optioned the rights to the book. HBO's film "Game Change," based on the authors' book of the same name about the previous election, won five Emmy awards earlier this year and was one of the most viewed original movies in the network's history....

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2012-11-18 07:27:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you fell in love with the movie “March of the Penguins”, you are in good company. Francois Blanchette, a mathematician at the University of California — Merced (UCM) found inspiration in this masterful and adorable documentary for his new study that was published this week in the online open source journal PLOS ONE. The researchers will also discuss their findings at the annual meeting of the American Physical...

2012-10-11 11:24:32

DUBLIN and LONDON, October 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a retweet by Lord Alan Sugar announcing the arrival of a new Dublin-based game company, Digit Game Studios and Penguin Books have reached agreement to publish books based on Kings of the Realm, the soon-to-be-released free-to-play strategy title from Digit. After spotting the interesting Tweet earlier this year, Penguin's editorial director Shannon Cullen arranged to meet Digit's co-founder David McGovern on a trip...

2012-09-24 06:21:12

DALIAN, China, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the rapid growth of the economy and the progress of society, environmental concern has become an important issue that can not be neglected by the world. In other words, environmental concern has become a major theme of the new century, which has drawn more and more people's attention. With this in mind, however, the Antarctic, always honored as the last pure land on the earth, recently received a "big gift" from the...

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2012-09-06 17:18:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The latest IUCN Red List registers Magellanic penguins as ℠Near Vulnerable´ from a conservation standpoint, however a group of scientists from Bowling Green State University want to see if concerns might be tempered or fueled by understanding the genetic diversity amongst the birds´ populations in South America. To measure the amount of genetic diversity in the birds, the researchers focused on the Major...

2012-08-25 23:01:32

CEO and online marketing authority James Schramko discusses the upcoming Penguin update and discloses effective defenses for websites against its potentially dreadful effects. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 With all rumors circulating about the new Penguin update, SEO businesses are gearing up to make sure that they´re prepared for all the changes that typically come with any movement from this algorithmic entity. In his latest update, SuperFastBusiness.com CEO and Internet...

2012-07-18 02:24:25

KELOWNA, British Columbia, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney's Club Penguin kicked off the Make Your Mark: Ultimate Jam event, which transforms the #1 virtual world for kids into the biggest and most fun music and dance party ever. The party will feature guest appearances by Rocky and CeCe penguins from Disney Channel's top-rated series, "Shake It Up," marking the first time players will have the chance to interact with Disney Channel personalities in world. Right before the event, Club...

2012-06-13 02:26:14

KELOWNA, British Columbia, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvel mania has reached all the way to Club Penguin Island, the #1 virtual world for kids, as penguins assemble for the Marvel Super Hero Takeover, an epic online event starting June 14th through July 3rd. A meteor has hit the island of Club Penguin, powering up the dangerous Destructobot. Players can choose to suit up as one of 14 Marvel Super Heroes or Super-Villains, including Avengers characters such as Iron Man, Captain America,...

2012-06-11 06:22:46

NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Group announces the launch of the global Licensing and Consumer Products division at the 2012 International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, NV. As a leading publisher of diverse and engaging brands, Penguin offers licensing opportunities on every page. Penguin's beloved and recognizable book series and characters reflect a company that has been telling great stories for over 75 years and is also a prime source of...


Latest Penguin Reference Libraries

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2006-02-23 12:15:07

At 30 inches (75 centimeters), the flightless Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis) was the largest of the auks. It was hunted for food, as well as for down for mattresses, from at least the 8th century. It is classified as the only species in the genus Pinguinus. It was also known as "garefowl", from the Old Norse geirfugl, or "penguin". Before hunted to extinction, the Great Auk could be found in great numbers on islands off eastern Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Ireland and Great Britain....

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2006-02-17 17:13:48

The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the largest of all penguins and is the only penguin that breeds at the height of winter in Antarctica. Emperor Penguins eat mainly crustaceans (such as krill) but will also occasionally indulge in small fish and squid. In the wild, Emperor Penguins typically live for 20 years, but some records indicate a maximum lifespan of around 40 years. (The Emperor Penguin should not be confused with the King Penguin or the Royal Penguin.) Behaviors...

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