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Saturday, April 03, 2010

Emperor penguins appear in one of the ancient Minoan frescoes on the Santorini archipeligo in the Aegean Sea.

See also:
- The Thera Foundation

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  • I checked the Thera website referenced in this. There is no mention of penguins at all that I could find. Can you verify this?

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at August 10, 2009 9:44 AM  

  • Yeah, kinda wanna know where you found this fact as well. Been trying to track the fresco down... Do elaborate.

    By Blogger Ruben, at December 05, 2009 7:24 AM  

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