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Taken 5-Jul-11
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:Atlantic Ocean, King Penguin, Salisbury Plain, South Atlantic, South Georgia, South Georgia Island, Sub-Antarctic, beach, bird, chick, coat, colony, fledge, fledgeling, island, noise, penguin, rookery, smell., snow
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Date modified5-Jul-11 20:25
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Camera modelFinePixViewer Ver.3.2
YEARLING KING PENGUIN CHICK, SALISBURY PLAIN

YEARLING KING PENGUIN CHICK, SALISBURY PLAIN

It takes some 16 months for a chick to fledge fully, during which time it starts to shed its fluffy brown coat at approximately 10-12 months of age.