BAD DAY FOR A SWIM Rockhopper Penguins and thousands of other birds, recently affected by a shipwrecked cargo ship that spilled 300,000 gallons of marine oil off their South Atlantic habitat, are collected in a drained pool on the island of Tristan de Cunha.  On this tiny British territory, halfway between Argentina and South Africa, scientists and residents are undertaking a massive effort to save and feed the endangered birds. Click here to find out how to help.  (Photo: Katrine Herrion / Natural Resources Defense Council)

via: inothernews

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