Royal Penguin breeding colonies are only found on Macquarie Island (Australia). Description from photovolcanica.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Royal Penguin breeding colonies are only found on Macquarie Island (Australia). Description from photovolcanica.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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"Africa’s one endemic penguin breeds in 27 scattered colonies along the coast of the Western Cape and Namibia, 24 on islands and three on the mainland. Like all penguins, its wings are modified into flippers, which allow great speed and agility in the water but are no use for flight." www.bradtguides.com

"Africa’s one endemic penguin breeds in 27 scattered colonies along the coast of the Western Cape and Namibia, 24 on islands and three on the mainland. Like all penguins, its wings are modified into flippers, which allow great speed and agility in the water but are no use for flight." www.bradtguides.com

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It was Penguin Awareness Day on January 20th apparently. I LOVE this infographic, it's so cute!!! ^_^ I need this in a poster form.

It was Penguin Awareness Day on January 20th apparently. I LOVE this infographic, it's so cute!!! ^_^ I need this in a poster form.

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penguin images by Flickr.  Go to website. If you hover over the images, it will show information about each penguin species.

penguin images by Flickr. Go to website. If you hover over the images, it will show information about each penguin species.

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Every day, our editors select their 12 favorite photos recently uploaded to Your Shot.     See their choices, then check out submissions from the rest of the community.

Every day, our editors select their 12 favorite photos recently uploaded to Your Shot. See their choices, then check out submissions from the rest of the community.

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The 18 Best Penguin Species (All Of Them) |  Erect-crested Penguins breed on two islands in New Zealand, numbering around 130,000. The species has yet to be studied extensively, though biologists say their populations are in decline, prompting them to be listed as endangered.

The 18 Best Penguin Species (All Of Them) | Erect-crested Penguins breed on two islands in New Zealand, numbering around 130,000. The species has yet to be studied extensively, though biologists say their populations are in decline, prompting them to be listed as endangered.

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