Perky & Friends

The place for random penguin musings and the home of the Linkin Park Penguin

Things you do for penguins..

on June 26, 2012

So I saw this and wasn’t going to initially reblog it because I didn’t want to have too many reblogs. However, I keep looking at it and can’t resist any longer…especially as it contains even more pictures of penguins, and you should know by now what I think about penguin pictures!

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Penguins.

They appear to be such innocent, beguiling creatures. So adorable. So darn cute.

Well, from previous experience, I already know they attack. The Adelie penguins that came at me en masse while I took photos around the Aurora Australis will forever be a disturbing highlight of my life. Now I know penguins can lull you into suicidal behaviour.

My friend Sharon and I found ourselves in Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego thwarted by boat scheduling difficulties in a last minute attempt to scoot over to the Chilean Antarctic territory of Isla Navarino.

Our Antarctic cravings would have to be satisfied elsewhere. Plan B would have us spying on penguins hanging out on an island a kilometre or two north of the most southerly part of Chile.

We headed off on a bus and zodiac tour with the only Ushuaia company allowed to let touristy types wander respectfully near the penguins…

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