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Penguin Discovery (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-03-09

Duration: 00:04:31

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Scientific research | Penguins | Antarctica


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Polito, Michael Interviewee


This segment from the March 9, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Dr. Michael Polito, an assistant professor of oceanography at Louisiana State University (LSU) and a member of a group of American researchers studying penguins in Antarctica. He discusses the researchers’ recent discovery of a super colony of Adélie penguins on the Dangers Islands off the coast of Antarctica.