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This image accompanies a news story written by GrrlScientist and published on the Guardian.

 

Emperor penguin egg.

 

The tag says: This is one of three fresh emperor penguin eggs collected by Captain Robert Falcon Scott's last expedition to Antarctica.

 

CORRECTION: this was one of three fresh emperor penguin eggs collected by Wilson, Cherry-Garrard and Bowers in 1911 that collected it. More info on this video.

 

Image: GrrlScientist, 11 November 2013 (NHM London).

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Taken on November 11, 2013