Come any closer and I'll have your finger off
Emperor penguins have no natural predators on the land and so are accepting of man's presence as some kind of curiosity. Care must be taken around colonies however as they can be scared en masse causing them to panic when eggs and chicks can be abandoned.
This picture by Jerome Maison. Ã‚Â© 2005 Bonne
Pioche Productions / Alliance De Production Cinematographique.
From the Warner Brothers film The March of the Penguins used here by permission of Warner Brothers.