GREG DIMIJIAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GREG DIMIJIAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Emperor Penguins, Aptenodytes forsteri, on fast ice adjacent to Snow Hill Island in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, October, 2007. The chick, now off of its parent's feet, is 50-90 days of age. Size varies markedly with the amount of food received from parents. This chick is begging for food from the parent.
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