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Gentoo Penguins, Antarctic Peninsula

The Gentoo Penguin is distinguishable by the bright red beak and has the largest distribution of any penguin. They feed on cod, crustaceans and squid and often hunt in packs. The Gentoo Penguin is classed as near-threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species; populations in Antarctica are increasing at most sites, but are declining rapidly on sub-Arctic islands. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/3145

Year: 2016

From album: Antarctic biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Antarctica Arctic Atlantic change climate Environmental fauna Global ocean Pacific Southern worldwide

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