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King Penguin

Aptenodytes patagonicus

Description:

The King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is the second largest species of penguin at about 11 to 16 kg (24 to 35 lb), second only to the Emperor Penguin.

Habitat:

Salisbury Plain is a small plain lying between the mouths of Grace and Lucas glaciers on the north coast of South Georgia, best known as the breeding site of over 200,000 king penguins.

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10 Comments

patty
patty 8 years ago

Oh how nice! They are like a Picasso paint. They are beautiful animals. Happy penguin day! Form III Sky Blue

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 9 years ago

Superb series!!! I LOVE every each one of the photos, but I must admit - I love the pic #5 the most. :-) And the last pic - what an amazing sight!
Happy 2013 everyone!

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 9 years ago

very nice...:)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

Cyrill, you da man! great shots buddy.

BudShinall
BudShinall 9 years ago

Lovely photo.

Hugo Contreras
Hugo Contreras 9 years ago

excelente colección de imágenes

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

fantastic series

KATE359
KATE359 9 years ago

Great job on spotting that!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Fascinante muy bello !!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 9 years ago

Amazing shots!

Cyrill
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Cyrill

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Spotted on Nov 9, 2008
Submitted on Jul 7, 2012

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