Genome-wide analyses reveal drivers of penguin diversification

New article on penguin genetics and evolution (behind dreaded pay wall).

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Penguins just make me happy. I love seeing penguins.

Fun fact: the word “penguin” originally referred to the great auk, Pinguinis impennis, but fortunately it’s no longer ambiguous since the auk is extinct. Supposedly the last auk was killed by the inhabitants of St. Kilda, who thought it was a witch.