, Aptenodytes patagonicus



King penguins and whale bones, on the cobblestone beach at Godthul, South Georgia Island.  The whale bones are evidence of South Georgia's long and prolific history of whaling., Aptenodytes patagonicus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 24726Add To Light Table
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King penguins and whale bones, on the cobblestone beach at Godthul, South Georgia Island. The whale bones are evidence of South Georgia's long and prolific history of whaling.

Stock Photo: 24726
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
Format: Digital 3:2
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