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SEATTLE, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Windows has made a major donation by providing over 70 windows for new Habitat for Humanity housing projects in the Seattle area. The donation makes it possible for Habitat for Humanity to provide affordable housing opportunities for seven new households at High Point (West Seattle) and Rainier Vista (Rainier Valley).
The evolution of bird bills is related to climate according to latest research by the University of Melbourne, Australia and Brock University, Canada.
LONDON, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Candy, developer of the popular children's online game, Moshi Monsters, today announced its first major licensing deal with Penguin Group to publish a series of books based on the Moshi Monsters property.
SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Penguin Windows has been awarded the 2010 Guildmaster with Highest Distinction award from GuildQuality for exceptional customer service. The Guildmaster Awards celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting and real estate professions.
Related book signing, films, and Family Day mark Polar exploration and historic snowfall WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 19, the National Archives will open a Polar Exploration addition to the Public Vaults permanent exhibition.
Marine Biologist Huw Griffiths from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is involved in a major international investigation into the distribution and abundance of Antarctica's vast marine biodiversity â€“ the Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML).
Special programs, films, Family Day, and more mark new addition to Public Vaults WASHINGTON, Jan.
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec.
Penguins that died 44,000 years ago in Antarctica have provided extraordinary frozen DNA samples that challenge the accuracy of traditional genetic aging measurements, and suggest those approaches have been routinely underestimating the age of many specimens by 200 to 600 percent.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m.
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....
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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