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Colony of a MILLION penguins face being wiped out after their island off South America was covered in ash from a huge volcanic eruption

Posted in 2016, animals with tags , , on July 7, 2016 by MARIE EMMANUELLE QUILICHINI


  • Nearly half of remote volcanic Zavodovski Island has been covered in ash
  • Island off South America home to the largest colony of chinstrap penguins
  • Ash has deposited over the lower slopes of the volcano, home to the birds
  • Experts fear volcanic activity ‘may have a serious effect on the population’
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