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King Penguin

Aptenodytes patagonicus


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.


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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patty 11 years ago

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

YukoChartraw 11 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 11 years ago

very nice...:)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 11 years ago

Cyrill, you da man! great shots buddy.

BudShinall 11 years ago

Lovely photo.

Hugo Contreras
Hugo Contreras 11 years ago

excelente colección de imágenes

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 11 years ago

fantastic series

KATE359 11 years ago

Great job on spotting that!

rutasandinas 11 years ago

Fascinante muy bello !!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 11 years ago

Amazing shots!

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

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

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