The once was a time when giant prehistoric penguins waddled across the Earth. Now, 36 million years later, their remains have been unearthed by fossil hunters in the Paracas Reserve on the eastern coastline of Peru.
Based on the fossils found, the five foot tall beast known as the "Water King" was twice the size of modern penguins and covered with red and brown feathers. Unlike today's penguins, these flightless bird lived in the tropics where it dived into warm seas using a seven-inch long spear-like beak to hunt for fish.
Shown above is an artist's conception of one possible design for the water king penguin's gray and reddish plumage. Way to spoil "Happy Feet" for the rest of the world...
Ever had someone mispronounce your name before? It happens to me all the time. How hard is it to pronounce Aaron? From ARR-ron to "a, ron" to "Ay ron', you are bound to have heard the many variations of your name. This comedy sketch from Key & Peele perfectly reflects those times. Watch the hilarious skit after the jump! Read more
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