Flying penguins or Miracles of Evolution is a BBC film trailer made in as an April Fools' Day hoax. The film was advertised as compelling evidence for Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. It was largely set on King George Island which is 75 miles from Antarctica. The Daily Telegraph wrote that the film was "an instant. Flying penguins are a very recent addition to the penguin family in evolutionary terms. 1 Apr Flying Penguins, The BBC's nature programmes are the stuff of national pride and treasure - when it transpires that things may not be entirely as they seem on David Attenborough's Planet Earth series, it makes the press. So when the Corporation's Miracles of Evolution series claimed that it had.
1 Apr The BBC will today screen remarkable footage of penguins flying as part of its new natural history series, Miracles of Evolution. A group of Antarctica's Gentoo penguins follow a well-worn path to their nesting area from the sea where they go to feed. Penguins are birds, so they do have wings. However, the wing structures of penguins are evolved for swimming, rather than flying in the traditional sense. Penguins swim underwater at speeds of up to The BBC announced that camera crews filming near the Antarctic for its natural history series Miracles of Evolution had captured footage of Adélie penguins taking to the air. It even offered a video clip of these flying penguins, which became one of the most viewed videos on the internet. Presenter Terry Jones explained that.
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