The emperor penguin will be in serious danger of extinction in the coming decades

The consequences of climate change are everywhere and future projections are dark for most species. The Emperor penguinsymbol of Antarctica, is no exception.

What happens is that this species depends on ice to complete its reproductive cycle. With predictions that the amount of frozen water in the regions inhabited by the Emperor penguin will be less in the coming decades, its future is uncertain.

The emperor penguin is endemic to Antarctica.

The pigeons of Emperor penguin they hatch during the winter and require solid sea ice from April through December. If the sea were to freeze later in the year, due to high temperatures, or if it melted earlier for the same reason, the hatchlings would have no chance of survival.

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