800 year old preserved remains of penguins have been discovered after Antarctic snow melted! Check it out.

By Morning Picker

The site was originally identified by the pebble mounds used to build penguin nests, with penguin chick bones scattered on the surface. That didn’t make sense – there’s no record of a penguin colony in this spot since records began in the early 1900s. After further excavation and the recovery of penguin bone, feather, and eggshell, Click for More subsequent analysis revealed this was in fact a long-abandoned penguin habitat. Emslie suggests that the so-called ‘fast ice’ stretching inland from the sea may have begun to form as temperatures cooled, leaving the site inhospitable for penguins for much of the year. Now the reverse effect is underway with much of the ice melting. Click for More