"The new species is one of the largest fossil penguins described so far and one of the very few giant penguins," said researcher Gerald Mayr.
A pair of male emperor penguins have taken it upon themselves to care for an egg laid by a female with no interest in hatching it.
"Humankind needs to do more" to protect penguins.
Falkland Islands trade minister Teslyn Barkman said the British government must implement a "no penguins left behind" strategy.
The small birds are turning up on beaches dead or starving in an unusually large mass death.
The first member of the flock to spy the recording object goes in for a close-up, before a friend tries to hijack his spot.
They might be OK outside, but the penguins have a chick in the flock and zookeepers don't want to risk letting them out when it's 40 degrees below zero.
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Living on a predator-free island has not eliminated the human threat.
The penguin had recently been rejected by his partner of 10 years.
After eons of change measured in geologic time, Antarctica is now rapidly transforming—and sitting on a treacherous ledge.
The Long Island Aquarium's Pam, Angela, Fuzz and Sheldon "seem to like it, they don't get bitey."
The birds were over four feet tall.