19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gentoo Penguin Pair
Penguins are attentive parents, with both males and females sharing the work equally. Gentoo couples often perform elaborate display ceremonies. One such protocol, as photographed here, involves the pair facing each other and bowing their heads.
|Photo Location:||Antarctica, Antarctica|
|Copyright:||© Amartya Mukherjee|
|Photo of the Day: 12.29.21|