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The island is home to three different species of penguins: Gentoo, Chinstrap and Adelie. There are 80,000 - 100,000 breeding pairs of Adelies here, but we were surprised to find there were no nests or chicks. This could be attributed to the late melt or lack of food in the sea.

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  • Written Jul 2, 2004
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