Monthly Archives: October 2012

Emperor Penguins

Getting into a helicopter, flying 20 Km from our ship to Snow Hill Island and walking the last 2 Km over the frozen sea to the Emperor Penguins rookery was probably the most exciting thing I have ever done. At one point I found myself shedding a few tears with a lady from California, when we witnessed an Emperor Penguin chick recognize its parent that had just returned from the sea. Very emotional.

Emperor Penguins

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