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Emperor penguins listed as endangered by US because of climate crisis

Birds featured in March of the Penguins film face almost complete annihilation by end of century as Antarctic sea ice is lost

The emperor penguin, the tallest and bulkiest of all the world’s penguins, has been officially declared a threatened species by the US government due to the existential risk posed to the birds by the climate crisis.

The penguins, which are endemic to Antarctica, face almost complete annihilation from the loss of sea ice over the course of this century, a situation that has prompted the US Fish and Wildlife Service to place it on the endangered species list, it announced on Tuesday.

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