Sharp drop in temperatures kills 500 penguins in S. Africa

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June 16, 2010 08:38

 
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500 penguins have died over the past few days due to a sudden drop in temperatures in South Africa, the South African National Zoo Authority reported late Tuesday.

Temperatures throughout different areas of South Africa plunged below zero degrees (Celsius) and snow fell in different parts of the country.

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