The Northern Hemisphere’s Very Own Giant Penguins (Sort Of)

The Northern Hemisphere’s Very Own Giant Penguins (Sort Of)

Today, penguins are found mainly in the Southern Hemisphere. But fossils have revealed giant lookalikes to these swimming birds further up north, spurring questions of how they evolved and what happened to them.

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