Eye to eye with a king penguin

By AG STAFF 15 August 2014
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A curious king penguin gets up close to photographer Douglas Gimesy in South Georgia!

This week’s reader photo was taken by Douglas in South Georgia.

“A fantastic moment in my life when an inquisitive king penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) just came up to me and started pecking my lens when I was lying on the ground taking pictures in South Georgia. This is just one of the few shots I managed to get as he/she was just too close to get in focus – however, not to close for a great experience!,” he said.

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