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Leucistic Gentoo penguin in Antarctica

Amongst the hundreds of Gentoo penguins shuttling back-and-forth to their rookery on the Antarctic coast this one individual stood out as being much lighter than the other - it has a pigment deficiency known as leucism.

TAGS: Antarctica, Penguin

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2014, 6:49 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D4
Focal Length: 600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO560
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