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redditaccount224488 t1_j1forls wrote

Wait, why? I can see all the offspring from that year dying, but wouldn't the adults eventually jump back in the water and try again next year?


OathOfFeanor t1_j1g9st1 wrote

You're thinking on a small scale

Think about the size of an island, but floating at the speed of an iceberg

By the time the birds are heading to the water, it is over 100km to swim back to the mainland


[deleted] t1_j1g263p wrote

There are things in the deep that even penguins fear