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Calling loudly so that your mate on its way with food will hear and find you and the chicks.
Chinstraps, like other penguins, are not built for walking.
The parent regurgitates food, mainly krill, for the chicks.
They go alone, or in groups
Funny and endearing to watch, but really hard for the penguins.
An adult Gentoo guarding a rookery.
Penguins look just like humans. Here a tough adolescent
Laid-back chicks, once they have eaten.
Throwing a tantrum if not directly served.
Food has priority.
Look, there's a photographer.
|The penguin parent has noticed they are not his offspring.
Penguin parents only feed their own, chicks are not so particular.
From the rookery to sea and back is often an arduous journey
As penguins often take the same route an excavated path emerges, the penguin highway.
What a stupid parent. The chicks look disillusioned.
When they finally reach the water they first have some fun, jumping and diving.
Then it's time to hunt. Penguins mainly hunt for krill.