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Love In The Antarctic: Two Giant Penguins On South Georgia Island

This photo of two mating penguins on South Georgia Island was taken on our cruise of the Antarctic for our 25th wedding anniversary and epitomizes what a sustainable travel project is and should look like. Thousands of penguins, elephant and fur season, along with hundreds of birds and other species were coexisting in a pristine environment, unaffected by our human glimpse into their world. The cruise was very small, with numbers limited and strict environmental guidelines followed to ensure protection of the wildlife and the continent of Antarctica. The photo was taken with a few dozen people commingling among all this wildlife as we were completely ignored or embraced by the species around us. It was the most amazing experience I have ever had.

TAGS: Antarctica, Hiking

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Keystone, Colorado, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Christina Knoles.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
Total Views: 73
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: April 14, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Camera Make: SAMSUNG
Camera Model: SAMSUNG SL620
Focal Length: 3.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/411
Aperture: f5.5
ISO: ISO80
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PHOTO LOCATION None, Antarctica