Penguins

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

Stuart Forster | Posted 04.07.2014 | 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 ...

WATCH: Penguin Highway!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Penguin Highway. Penguin Highway is situated in Antarctica - and as you can see, it gets pretty busy. Sometimes sl...

WATCH: Penguin Falls Over, His Mates Commiserate

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Comedy

What's funnier than a drunk uncle falling over on the dance-floor at a wedding? A penguin taking a tumble on ice, of course. If you want proof, just l...

'I Hear Penguin Are Slitting Their Wrists Over It': Jilly Cooper Trashes Pippa Middleton's Book

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home

Pippa Middleton's party-planning book Celebrate has been slammed by Queen of the bonkbusters Jilly Cooper. Cooper, who made her name with the raun...

Bald Penguin Needs New Threads After Wearing His Wetsuit Out

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

A penguin who has to wear a wetsuit to protect him from the sun and keep him warm at night needs a new set of threads after wearing out his current co...

LOOK: London Zoo Wants To Turn 'The Gherkin' Into 'The Penguin'

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Comedy

If you thought when you woke up this morning that you wouldn't see the famous London landmark known as The Gherkin blessed with a superimposed image o...

Not So Happy Feet: Scientists Measure Penguin Stress Levels

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK

All is not cool in the Antarctic. Scientists have discovered a case of not too happy feet in penguin populations feeling stressed by human activity...

'Gay' Penguins Expecting The Pitter-Patter Of Tiny Feet

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

A pair of "gay" Gentoo penguins who have apparently yearned for parenthood for six years, are to become fathers at last after an egg was donated to th...

'Gay' Penguin Couple Given Egg Of Their Own

Telegraph.co.uk | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Every spring for six years Gentoo penguins Inca and Rayas have lovingly built a nest together, only to find that no eggs arrive to fill it. It doesn't...