Crunch time


Gentoo penguin, Antarctica

This Gentoo Penguin is returning from a fishing trip and pauses on the Antarctic beach to drink water from the melting ice stalactites. Underneath the ice shelf are literally thousands of ice stalactites, built up over the long winter. The onset of summer had turned these icicles into a constant source of fresh water as they melt and drip onto the beach.

AWARDS

FINALIST - 2020 AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

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