15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Day For A Swim

Gentoo Penguins swim very rapidly beneath the surface of the water. When they emerge, they quickly rise to the surface and burst into the air. Their forward motion as their feet plow the water almost creates the impression that they are surfing.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Copyright: © Norman Dulak