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Gentoo Penguin

Pygoscelis papua


The third largest penguin species in the world. I got some better photos, which I will upload later. The penguins we saw in the sea ice were mainly chinstraps, but I found one gentoo! (The one on the left, on the right is a chinstrap)


Antarctic sea ice, lives out at sea mainly


Classed as Near Threatened by CITES

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Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

So wonderful that you were able to photograph these species!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 11 years ago


LauraMaria 11 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 years ago

Wonderful :)

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Spotted on Mar 21, 2013
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