14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gentoo penguins building nest on the white continent

During the arctic summer, Gentoo penguin come to build small stony nests, lay eggs and raise the next generation in this cold white weather. Small bare piece of rock serves them well.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Antarctica
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Irit Abramovich