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Chinstrap Penguin

Pygoscelis antarcticus

Description:

Chinstrap Penguins are one of the most easily identifiable penguins due to the thin black line that runs from ear to ear under their chin. It looks like a chinstrap, which is where their name originates.

Habitat:

Chinstrap penguins usually breed on hillside slopes and rocky outcrops in colonies that are often enormous, with over 100,000 pairs congregating at some locations.

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Spotted on Feb 18, 2015
Submitted on Apr 20, 2015

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