November 3, 2010

Gentoo Penguins, South Georgia

Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Migration Photos

A squadron of gentoo penguins wings through the waters of Drygalski Fjord. Unlike true Antarctic penguins, the gentoo prefers more temperate climes. As oceans warm, this species is prospering, expanding its range southward.

See more photos from the December 2009 story "South Georgia."

Watch Great Migrations this month on the National Geographic Channel »


Special Offers

  • xxxx_NGM_Pluto.jpg

    National Geographic

    Subscribe to National Geographic magazine and save. Print and digital editions available for as little as $12.