Gentoo Penguin taking the plunge
Gentoo Penguin taking the plunge

Gentoo Penguins
(Pygoscelis papua)

Small group of Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua) in a floating ice floe in the Lemaire Channel. As the zodiac got close, the penguins jumped to the sea, one by one.

Pequeno grupo de Pinguinos Papua en el hielo oceanico, en el Canal Lemaire. Al acercarse nuestra zodiac los pinguinos saltaron al mar, uno a uno.

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Nikon D4, Nikon 70-200mm, F2.8, handheld
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Date: 12/01/2014

Location: Lemaire Channel, Antarctica

Photographer: Arturo de Frias

Gentoo Penguin taking the plunge

Gentoo Penguins
(Pygoscelis papua)

Small group of Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua) in a floating ice floe in the Lemaire Channel. As the zodiac got close, the penguins jumped to the sea, one by one.

Pequeno grupo de Pinguinos Papua en el hielo oceanico, en el Canal Lemaire. Al acercarse nuestra zodiac los pinguinos saltaron al mar, uno a uno.

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Nikon D4, Nikon 70-200mm, F2.8, handheld
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Date: 12/01/2014

Location: Lemaire Channel, Antarctica

Photographer: Arturo de Frias