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Penguin Wallpaper | by Tim Melling
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Penguin Wallpaper

I think this would make a good desktop background, or a devilishly difficult jigsaw. It is a breeding colony of King Penguins at Salisbury Plain on South Georgia. I have heard various estimates ranging from 60,000 to 250,000 birds but I didn't count them so I have no idea how many there are. Salisbury Plain is a large coastal plain on the north coast of the island. Following the Falklands War in 1982, when South Georgia was briefly occupied by Argentina, it was suggested that this would be a good site for an airfield. Thanks goodness common sense prevailed.

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Taken on January 28, 2019