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Unformatted text preview: will travel between 50 and 120 kilometers in order to form colonial nesting areas. During each breading season, Emperor Penguins form monogamous couples. Each year, almost each pair of Emperor Penguins form new couples. Due to uneven mating rations (about 60% female and 40% male) males arrive on breading sites before females in order to prepare attracting mates. Males who are looking for mates stand still, let their head fall to their chests, inhale, give a courtship call, and hold this position for a few seconds before moving on to another position. As of right now, Emperor Penguins are not considered endangered species, however, they are currently being considered for placement on the endangered species list. This is mainly due to how the change in climate has affected the Emperor Penguin food supply. Ruling about the Emperor Penguins endangerment status will be made some time in 2008....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BSC 1011 taught by Professor Mistrik during the Fall '08 term at FAU.
- Fall '08