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A mother's courage

Shot in Antarctica, just when all seemed lost, the adelie penguin mother strode out courageously and faced off the rare all-white southern giant petrel that was cornering the cowering creche of screaming chicks.

TAGS: Antarctica, Courage, Mother, Penguin

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Linc Gasking.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
Total Views: 118
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 29, 2015, 3:18 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: NIKON D3X
Focal Length: 175mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO250
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PHOTO LOCATION Antarctica, Antarctica