Cold But Cool: An Antarctic Glacier Collapse

Submitted by: Gerry1of1 5 years ago Science

Huge waves almost wash away kayakers and penguins in the antarctic when a part of a near-by glacier collapses.
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Male 2,031
Stupid humans, Darwin almost got them
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Male 25,416
Surfs up!
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Male 321
Why didn`t the penguins just fly away?
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Male 2,199
looks like the penguins are smarter then humans now... not that we didn`t know that already
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Female 1,894
@MZ my thoughts exactly.
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Male 3,285
Penguins: C`mon lads, it`s happening again. Time to move.

Humans: Aww. it`s so pwetty!
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Female 34
Penguins are friggin amazing.
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Male 626
herp derp, look at the pretty wave! It`s so giant. Lets all stand on the beach and admire it while the animals run away.

It`s odd that the animals always know to run away from giant waves when humans are supposed to be the smart ones.
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Male 14,775
"Penguins had enough sense to run while people stood there looking at the tsunami."

When I saw it, my first reaction was "Run!" If you see local animals like penguins (or Asian elephants in Thailand) pegging it away from the shore to high ground, you`d be best off following at a jog/sprint.

I can imagine when the meteor hit, a bunch of dinosaurs with Californian accents going "Woah dude, look at the wave."
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Male 119
If the penguins are running away from something, humans should follow. *This is Bush`s fault, I`m pretty sure.
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Female 870
Who cares if it`s climate change or not. Wish you preachy partyfouling soapboxers would STOP making every teeny tiny cool video into a The World is Doomed talk. We all know what climate change and greenhouse gases are. You`re about two decades too late to be cool knowing this stuff so just knock it off.
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Male 17,512
[quote]...climate change...[/quote]

This goes on all the time and it`s because the glacier is expanding, not retreating.

:Facepalm:
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Male 37,902

Penguins had enough sense to run while people stood there looking at the tsunami.
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Male 2,384
yea thats probably climate change
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Male 3,445
The correct answer is that this incident may or may not be directly related to climate change, but climate change is still very real.

@davymid, I must be retarded too, because I want to go.
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Male 2,345
Rawrg,

your sarcasm aside, you are correct.
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Male 2,345
I kayak all the time, those waves were nothing and certainly not more than you face during an average beach launch.

cool to see that though!
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Male 694
except it actually is climate change...
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Male 934
OMG IT`S CLIMATE CHANGE WE GONNA DIE!
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Male 12,138
I`ve always wanted to visit Antarctica. Does that make me retarded? My wife seems to think so...
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Male 5,016
lol at the penguins.
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Male 382
And no one was hurt. Pretty cool to be there at the right time though.
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Male 37,902
Link: Cold But Cool: An Antarctic Glacier Collapse [Rate Link] - Huge waves almost wash away kayakers and penguins in the antarctic when a part of a near-by glacier collapses.
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