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From Science Daily on 03-Jan-2019 11:06

Female Magellanic penguins are more likely to die at sea as juveniles, which has caused a skewed sex ratio of nearly three adult males to every female, as well as population decline of more than 40 percent since 1987 at one of their largest breeding colonies -- Punta Tombo in Argentina.


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