Penguin Billing Sound for the Socially Awkward

October, 10 2012 by in Sound Of The Day


We all know penguins as those well-dressed, black-and-white birds from the icy hinterlands. Did you know that these classy (and also endangered) birds often greet one another by tapping their bills against each other’s—it’s called ‘billing’. But as this sound effect also demonstrates, penguins sometimes greet one another with a less dignified grunt.

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This sound comes from the BBC Nature Library!

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