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Image of the day

Head-on close up of a macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) on South Georgia. The yellow head plumes meet over the beak, unlike the similar Rockhopper penguin.

Head-on close up of a macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) on South Georgia. The yellow head plumes meet over the beak, unlike the similar Rockhopper penguin.

Penguin of the day

Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) on the sea ice close to Halley Research Station on the Brunt Ice Shelf.

Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) on the sea ice close to Halley Research Station on the Brunt Ice Shelf.