Oil Pollution and Penguins

by: Mary Perry

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Magellanic Penguins

Petroleum (oil) is one of the most common toxic substances released into the marine environment. Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) are the most endangered penguin species. Magellanic penguins are killed during their winter migration between Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil, when they encounter petroleum.

it affects there population

Oil pollution affects there population because they can be killed by the harmful oil. If all them die there will be no penguins of the Mallegnical species left.

At the end of it all

At the end of the day some get rescued and some don't . The oil spills really affect the penguin's especially when it happens every winter. The video down below show a group of people helping the penguins get cleaned up and back to there life.