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King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) on the beaches of Fortuna Bay. Juveniles will stay with their parents for just over a year, then they slowly fatten, moult and leave the colony. King penguins are the most colorful of all the penguins, they stand approximately three feet tall and their diet consists mainly of krill. Photo by Maria Stenzel /National Geographic

King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) on the beaches of Fortuna Bay. Juveniles will stay with their parents for just over a year, then they slowly fatten, moult and leave the colony. King penguins are the most colorful of all the penguins, they stand approximately three feet tall and their diet consists mainly of krill. Photo by Maria Stenzel /National Geographic