King penguin

King penguin

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Caption: Plate 79 from the Forster Collection. During his second voyage, James Cook explored the seas around Antarctica. With him was the illustrator Georg Forster, who made this watercolour of a king penguin when they visited the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia.

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