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Gentoo Penguins at Paradise Bay in Antarctica
Gentoo penguins at Paradise Bay on the Antarctic mainland.
Photo (c) Linda Garrison
Paradise Bay is on the continent of Antarctica and is home to a large colony of Gentoo penguins. Note the white swash of feathers over each eye, the distinguishing characteristic of the Gentoos. The baby Gentoos were a soft, downy gray rather than the dark brown of the Adelie penguin chicks.