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Galapagos Penguin 1

Image # 1D2_03128

Santiago Island


Canon 100-400L/f4.5-5.6 IS at 320 mm

ISO 400, f/11, 1/800 second

Manual Metering



One of the many endemic species found here, the Galapagos Penguin is the smallest of the penguins, and the only to live and breed on the equator. It can live here due to the various cold water currents (Humboldt and Cromwell), which also explain the surprisingly cool waters we found when snorkeling.