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This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine

A feeding party streams back to shore after several days at sea. Their orange markings, long, slender bills, and hefty, three-foot-long bodies distinguish them as king penguins. With bellies full of small fish, they will regurgitate a portion for waiting chicks.


See more photographs from the September 2009 feature story "Every Bird a King."

Photograph by Stefano Unterthiner

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