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Penguins All In A Row

Gentoo penguins

(Image credit: Wally Walker, National Science Foundation)

Three gentoo penguins line up at Gamage Point, Antarctica. Gentoos stand about 22 inches (56 centimeters) tall and weigh about 12 pounds (6 kilograms). Adults are marked by a white strip spanning the top of the head like a bonnet, but babies are grey-and-white balls of fuzz.

Papa Penguin

male emperor penguin with egg

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An emperor penguin incubates an egg.

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