<p>The 36-million-year-old giant penguin species <em>Inkayacu paracasensis</em> stood nearly as tall as a man and sported shades of red and gray (pictured in an artist's reconstruction), scientists announced Thursday. <a id="u86o" title="Read the full story >>" href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/09/100930-new-penguin-species-discovered-feathers-science-water-king/">Read the full story &gt;&gt;</a></p>

Man-Size Penguin

The 36-million-year-old giant penguin species Inkayacu paracasensis stood nearly as tall as a man and sported shades of red and gray (pictured in an artist's reconstruction), scientists announced Thursday. Read the full story >>

Illustration courtesy Katie Browne, U.T. Austin

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