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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rockhopper penguin off the coast of Sea Lion Island, Falklands

The rockhoppers on Sea Lion Island have a perilous commute to and from the sea – up and down a steep wall of slippery rock, constantly pounded by enormous white waves.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Anthony Smith