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Seal meets penguins, Antartica

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  1. Antarctica - cool, were you there as a tourist or for work? I have often dreamed of going there but the expense has always kept me back. Posted one year ago

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The Adélie penguin is a species of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast, which is their only residence. They are among the most southerly distributed of all seabirds, as are the emperor penguin, the South Polar skua, the Wilson's storm petrel, the snow petrel, and the Antarctic petrel. They are named after Adélie Land, in turn named for the wife of French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville who discovered these penguins in 1840.

Similar species: Penguins
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jan 17, 2015. Captured Feb 21, 2014 22:51.
  • COOLPIX P520
  • f/4.8
  • 1/200s
  • ISO160
  • 53.5mm