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Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis Papua), Antarctic Peninsula

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis Papua), Antarctic Peninsula

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Uploaded 19 Aug 2010 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2010
From collection: Antarctic biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Gentoo Penguins are normally found on the shorelines of the Antarctic peninsular and on many sub-Antarctic islands. Gentoo penguins are monogamous during the breeding season, in that they stick to one partner - and some bonds can last a lifetime. The <a href=http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Pygoscelis_papua.html>"divorce" rate in gentoos</a> is less than 20 percent, which is low compared to other penguins. Females lay 2 eggs in September and the survival of th ...
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