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Thursday
Dec092010

Hitchhiking Penguin

While we were out on a Zodiac earlier this week, a chinstrap decided he'd had enough swimming and wanted a free ride.

The video was shot by Chris Schvarcz, a doctoral student at the University of Hawaii who's here at Palmer Station researching the role viruses play in the marine ecosystem along the western peninsula.

 

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That does it. I'm going to pay my own way down there even if I have to take a second job!

So great!

December 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDianne Finch

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