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A View To A Krill: Jellyfish Are The New Penguins

chocolate-penguinGLOBAL warming scare story of the day is that the penguins are being replaced by jelly fish. Run, Pingu. Run. Okay, waddle. Yeah, that’s it. Gee, that’s funny. Do it some more. The Telegraph screams:

Penguins in Antarctica to be replaced by jellyfish due to global warming

It turns out that melting sea ice is no good for krill, which are a favoured food for penguins. Krill is being taken over by crustaceans called copepods. Ice melts when it is warm, so the theory goes.

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Posted: 21st, February 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment