Nobody knows exactly why they're feeling so depressed. Nobody knows exactly how to cheer them up. All we know is that if penguins continue at their current rate of self-annihilation, their species are likely to become extinct by, at the very latest, mid-2007.
The past 2 months has seen thousands of Antarctic penguins, young and old, fat and thin, gather at "Dejectguin Drop", a notorious stretch of iceberg off of which the penguins are throwing themselves, bringing to a halt their seemingly miserable existences.
Is it because VISTA is about to launch ?? hint is enough for smart people.. If not, read here...
Apparently depressed penguins literally "queuing up" to commit suicide... :-)