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Gentoo Penguin

Pygoscelis papua

Description:

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)

Habitat:

Antarctic sea ice, lives out at sea mainly

Notes:

Classed as Near Threatened by CITES

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4 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

So wonderful that you were able to photograph these species!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Marvelous!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 7 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Wonderful :)

LauraMaria
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LauraMaria

Argentina

Spotted on Mar 21, 2013
Submitted on Mar 21, 2013

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