King Penguin Photo, Aptenodytes patagonicus



Oakum boys, juvenile king penguins at Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island.  Named 'oakum boys' by sailors for the resemblance of their brown fluffy plumage to the color of oakum used to caulk timbers on sailing ships, these year-old penguins will soon shed their fluffy brown plumage and adopt the colors of an adult. Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island, Aptenodytes patagonicus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 24455
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Oakum boys, juvenile king penguins at Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island. Named 'oakum boys' by sailors for the resemblance of their brown fluffy plumage to the color of oakum used to caulk timbers on sailing ships, these year-old penguins will soon shed their fluffy brown plumage and adopt the colors of an adult. Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island

Stock Photo: 24455
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
Lat/Long: S 054° 03' 41.79", W 037° 19' 44.33" (Coordinates: -54.06161°, -37.32898°)
Altitude: 12.00m
Format: Digital 3:2
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Updated: October 23, 2017

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