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‘Extinct’ penguin likely never existed at all

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A penguin species thought to be extinct turns out to have never existed at all, new research shows.

Discovered off the coast of Tasmania in 1983, the bones of the "Hunter Island penguin" were thought to represent the last remnants of a penguin unknown to science living some 800 years ago, reports Brooks Hays for UPI. But scientists in recent years have questioned whether the bones really are a new species, or just fragments of others.


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