A Chinstrap penguin and Gentoo penguin get into battle for territory on Aitcho Island in Antarctica. I watched these two for quite a while as they went back and forth. In the end there was no clear winner.
What is the star of Antarctica? The Penguin of course. You will see so many penguins when visiting the seventh continent. One would think that you would tire of seeing the many chinstrap and gentoo penguins of Antarctica, but you don’t. Yes they smell awful and you will be covered with penguin pooh when you return to the ship, but they are the most adorable creatures that you can never tire of seeing them. So this week, we thought we’d feature Antarctica photos would be the battle royale of the Chinstrap penguin and Gentoo Penguin. Can you see the difference?
The chinstrap penguin has the strap on its face. See that little line? That looks like a chinstrap to me. The Gengoo Penguins are one of the most common penguins you’ll see, they’re the ones with the black head. So enjoy our attempt at posting a photo of the day. It’s a first in our series.
National Geographic does it so why can’t ThePlanetD?
We thought long and hard about this. We never wanted to become a photo of the day type of blog taking the easy way out by posting a photo each day instead of writing articles, so we decided that it’s ok to post a photo a day as long as we keep writing and that is exactly what we plan on doing.
You’ll have my ramblings in the mornings and Dave’s photos in the afternoon.
We hope you like it.
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