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Contact: David Malmquist
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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Adélie Penguins

Caption: Adélie parents and chicks on Avian Island along the West Antarctic Peninsula are shown. Note how their krill-rich diet and feces stain the surroundings pink.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Donna Patterson-Fraser.

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