15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The stream appears to be a little chilly even for this king penguin.

South Georgia Island is home to hundreds of thousands of king penguins as they mate and raise their young. Though they tend to stick close together, this young penguin appears to be setting off on his own adventure.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Camera: DMC-LX100
Copyright: © Shelley Sandusky