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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
How am I ever going to find my parents in this crowd!

Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island, with an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 King penguins, makes finding Mom and Dad nearly impossible! So these birds have developed a unique solution. Parents will feed their neighbors' chick to ensure that none will go hungry.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
Copyright: © Desiree McGowan