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Gentoo chick helping its parent with nest maintance

The parents in the nesting colony constantly shuffling the stones to keep the nest intact, while keeping the chicks warm. The young chick picked up a stone without changing its position, called its parent attention and served the stone.

TAGS: Antarctica, Nest, Rocks

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Hasolelim, Israel
Member since 2016
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© Irit Abramovich.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2015
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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