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Galapagos Penguin

Spheniscus mendiculus


Adult penguin basking in the sun after a swim. This one was with 3 other individuals though he was the only one to come out of the water.


Volcanic Islands of the Galapagos, mostly found on the islands of Isabella and Fernandina though small groups wander around the archipelago.

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Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 7 years ago

Thanks, I shall and will also add some other species.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Galapagos mission at:

Brian Muñiz
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Brian Muñiz


Spotted on Mar 14, 2009
Submitted on Jan 7, 2013

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