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A skua steals an egg from an Adelie penguin nest as nearby Adelie penguins look on in defense of their own nests Picture

A skua steals an egg from an Adelie penguin nest as nearby Adelie penguins look on in defense of their own nests

A skua steals an egg from an Adelie penguin nest as nearby Adelie penguins look on in defense of their own nests. Skua predation is a major cause of mortality in penguin eggs and chicks.

Photo Category: Fisheries - Marine Birds
Photo Location: Antarctica
Photo Date: 1987

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Author: Dr. Wayne Trivelpiece/NOAA NMFS SWFSC Antarctic Marine Living Resources (AMLR) Program/ NOAA

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