Antarctica - A Quiet Obsession - hawkeyepics
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Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) are the archetype black and white penguins. They number about 2.5 million pairs, and breed on the coast of Antarctica and the coastal islands. They are one of the favoured preys of the leopard seal, and enter the water in numbers to increase their chance of surviving this dive. Here they are going in, after waiting and playing a game of “You first, no, you etc”, hoping the leopard seal in the shallows has gone away.