Penguins

Travel Eye: Why the WILD Side of New Zealand Should Be on Your Travel List

Karen Edwards | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

At New Zealand's southern most point in the Catlins region, the Arctic winds have started to pick up. As temperatures plummet from the 23 to four degrees, I find myself on a beach, looking out for the rare and endemic Yellow-Eyed penguin.

107 Seconds Of Gloriously Cute Tiny Penguins

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Welcome to the Bronx Zoo's latest exhibit - Little Blue Penguins. That's their actual name, not one we made up. "All of the birds in the colony wer...

A Voyage of Endurance: Destination Antarctica

Jonathan Thompson | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK
Jonathan Thompson

Here three of the world's great oceans - the Atlantic, Southern and Pacific - all clash head on, squabbling for supremacy. One of Shackleton's companions, a young Irishman named Felix Rooney, described it as "so rough, the ship would roll the milk out of your tea."

21 Penguin GIFs You NEED To Be Aware Of On #PenguinAwarenessDay

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Comedy

It's Penguin Awareness Day! (Is it just us, or does it come around earlier every year?) To celebrate our flightless feathered friends, you could le...

A Furniture Store In Wales Just Schooled John Lewis On Christmas Ads

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Did you watch John Lewis's #MontyThePenguin Christmas advert and just think it wasn't quite sexy enough? Well, a furniture store in North Wales has...

Seals Are Sexually Assaulting Penguins. Seriously....

Barcroft TV | Chris York | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK

Astonishing footage reveals an enormous seal forcing itself onto a king penguin. Four separate observations were made of individual Antarctic fur seal...

Just Look At This Robot Penguin. Just Look At It.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

In what might be the cutest experiment ever, researchers have introduced a baby penguin to a robot penguin, just to see what happens. The robot is ...

19 Seconds That Prove Benedict Cumberbatch Can't Say The Word 'Penguins'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Comedy

We love Benedict Cumberbatch. He's a marvellous actor. He looks a bit like an otter. But can he say the word 'penguins'? On the evidence of ...

A Day Out at Edinburgh Zoo: Tips for Better Zoo Photography

Stuart Forster | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Zoos are usually associated with family days out and opportunities to observe exotic animals without travelling too far from home. Yet if you are into photography you might also regard a zoo as a playground in which you can put your kit through its paces.

These Gay Penguins 'Are The Best Parents Ever'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

Two adorable male penguins are rearing a chick at a zoo in Kent after the egg was abandoned by its parents. Kermit and Jumbs are a same sex pair of...

UPDATED: Penguins Vs Rope - Now With A Translation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Comedy

You hope they're going to jump... or possibly limbo. But of course they don't, bess them. (Still, kudos to the big guy at 1:17 who handles it particul...

This Penguin Chasing His Zookeeper Is Downright Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Meanwhile, in Japan... a penguin who is very attached to his keeper tries terribly hard to keep up with him. Congratulations, little fella. We migh...

LOOK: Can You P-P-P Pick Up A Penguin On A Cornish Beach?

Huffington Post UK/ SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

The UK weather is currently going haywire – but does that explain the apparent sighing on a penguin on a British beach? The portly black and whi...

UK Weather Now So Rubbish Penguins Are Being Given Antidepressants

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK

It's a worldwide joke that, yes, British weather is crap. But now, it has got so bad that one town's zoo animals are on antidepressants. With s...

Diversity: Giraffes, Penguins and the Young Person in the Workplace

Helena Eccles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Helena Eccles

The diversity of the workforce is currently a hot topic. The focus is often on ethnic, gender and geographic diversity, all of which are imperative to a company's ability to provide services to a broad range of clients.

12 Random Penguin GIFs To Celebrate The Merger Of Random House And Penguin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Well, we had to celebrate the merger of Random House and Penguin somehow, didn't we? And what better way than with a selection of GIFs which are guara...

LOOK: Perspiring Penguins Take A Shower

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK

The old joke "what do you call six weeks of rain in Scotland - summer!" hasn't quite rung true over the last few days with glorious sunshine beaming o...

WATCH: Penguins Don Traditional African Dress

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

This flock of penguins are wearing traditional African dress to welcome 50 of the continent’s leaders to Japan. The birds were decked out in the...

LOOK: Penguins Named After Kate & Wills Have Chicks On The Way

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

A pair of penguins named after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first chicks. The Gentoo birds, who live in the London Aquari...

LOOK: Newborn Doctor Who Penguins

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Hello, Doctor! Yes, this adorable newborn baby Humboldt penguin born at Chester Zoo has been named after the timelord himself, Doctor Who: Meet ...

Is It Possible to Be Just a Little Bit Racist?

Xavier Toby | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

If I hear something racist, sometimes when I pull the person up for it they'll say something like; "Ease up champ. Settle down sport. Back off tiger. It's only a little bit racist." Is that even possible? To be only a little bit racist?

WATCH: Adorable Penguin Bloopers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Comedy

If there's one thing we love more than a TV programme about penguins, it's the blooper reel for a TV programme about penguins. So imagine our delig...

WATCH: Penguin Being Tickled

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Comedy

The only thing cuter than a penguin is, of course, a rescued penguin. And the only thing cuter than a rescued penguin? A rescued penguin being ...

WATCH: Penguin Is Scared To Go In The Water

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Comedy

And your "Wait for it... wait for it..." video of the day is... wait for it... this one! Yes, just click play to enjoy the sight of a nervous pengu...

PICTURES: How Cute Were Those Penguins?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Penguins, quite rightly, became the superstars of the small screen last night as TV director John Downer did for them for what he previously achieved ...