Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Emperor Penguins

© David Eldred
1963
Emperor Penguins are the largest of penguin species. They have an average lifespan of about 20 years. A recent documentary, The March of the Penguins, highlighted about the birds' breeding cycle, which includes a inland march of up to 70 miles to reach their rookeries.

1 comment:

Pinkie Eldred said...

Hi Mike..
Interesting! I've heard your Dad talk about this trip several times but never knew he took these pictures.Thanks and congrats on your Operation Deep Freeze blog...Pinkie