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Uploaded on Tuesday 17 Aug 2010 by Peter Prokosch

Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis Papua), Antarctic Peninsula

Year: 2010
From collection: Antarctic biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Gentoo Penguins lay a couple of eggs but if food is in short supply once the eggs have hatched, one chick is often sacrificed in order to feed the stronger of the two.
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