November 13, 2010

Elephant Seals and King Penguins

Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Migration Photos

Giant petrels patrol the beach at St. Andrews Bay, thronged by king penguins and elephant seals. During the breeding season South Georgia hosts the densest mass of marine mammals on Earth.

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

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