Photo by @CristinaMittermeier on assignment for @NatGeo with @PaulNicklen

Perhaps the best part of spending three weeks alone on a remote island, was having as our only company some 50,000 pairs of nesting gentoo penguins. Once a sheep farm, the island of Steeple Jason is now protected and in a short period of time it has seen the return of incredible numbers of animals, including albatross, sea lions, fur seals and of course, tons of penguins, like these ones that I photographed as they made their way back to the colony after a day of feeding in the rich waters off the island.
Clumsy on land but magical in the water, watch how these penguins fly underwater by going to my #instagram account. Please #follow at @CristinaMittermeier

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    @beckskittson

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    Letss dance together guys lol wkkkwkw

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    Happy 📸😀✨

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    This makes me smile!!!

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    روعه

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    Ev hanımları 🦋 Öğrenciler 🦋 baylar 🦋 bayanlar 🦋 ek işe ihtiyacı olanlar 🦋 sesinizi duyar gibiyim 🏆 geç kalmayın🎊🎊. Telefonunuzu 📱 bırakmadan mesaj atın bilgi vereyim 🌺 zorluk yok 🎀 yorulma yok 🎀 paketleme işi ya da katalog yok 🎀 çalışma saatlerini 🕒 de siz belirleyin.. Hadi geç kalmayın 😉✔♥

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    @jecora_monique

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    😍

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    @silviyayanakieva

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    That golden light was total magic. 👌