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The Biggest Penguin Colony Outside Of Antarctica

Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus), Punta Tombo, Peninsula Valdez, Argentina

About 120 km south of Trelew is the other main attraction of this region: the biggest penguin colony outside of Antarctica. An estimated 175.000 couples (some say 200.000 couples) of Magellanic Penguins arrive here in August / September to build nests and lay eggs. Continue Reading →