A Photographic Ode to the Adelie

Ladies and Gentleman, I give you the much adored Adelie penguin.  Over-enthusiastic.  Over-excentric.  And often very clumsy.  Everyone wishes they were one, or at least had one for themselves...









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  1. These are great!!! I love penquins!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Adelie through my teeth if i thought it would get me that kind of zest for living. Not sure i'd want to be one tho...aren't they fairly low on the food chain down there?

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  3. Thanks all!

    Wendy...indeed, they are pretty tasty morsels for killer whales and leopard seals...still...they have such a contagious excitement about things!

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  4. I sent this one to Amy Vargas, our penguin keeper/lover. It is certain to elicit a long drawn out "awwwww".

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  5. Do you ever see chinstraps? Enjoy your last few days down there and remember to entertain us in NZ!

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  6. No Chinstraps unfortunately..."just" Adelies and Emperors.

    I'll try to get some little blue penguins, yellow-eyed penguins, and rockhopper penguins in NZ!!

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