ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALFRED PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) with egg. This penguin inhabits the islands and waters of the Antarctic and subantarctic regions. It feeds primarily on krill and small fish. It is a highly social bird, and lives in large colonies (rookeries) that can contain tens of thousands of individuals. It reaches a maximum height of around 70 centimetres. Photographed on the coast of the Antarctic peninsula.
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