|Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox)
|Date Taken: 1993-02|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-12-21 15:30|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) on the seashore at the Admiralty Bay, King George Island. Picture taken during the XVIIth Polish Antarctic Expedition.|
The Adélie Penguin, is a species of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast and its nearby islands. In 1830, French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville named them for his wife, Adélie.
PL – pingwiny Adeli.
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it may be a common site for the Antarctic coast but definitely not mine! What a great capture and neet note..didn't know they named this after a wife of all things! LOL I wonder if she waddled! Thanks for the great big smile with my coffee this morning, love this interaction reflected here. Great capture!