Adelie penguin chick waiting for parents to return
- Pygoscelis adeliae
When the parents go off to sea to catch fish for the chicks, the chicks have little to do other than stand around and try not to get into trouble. This doesn't always work in the way that it is supposed to, rather like human children, penguin chicks fall over sometimes and get a bit dirty!
Photo copyright - Paul Ward / coolantarctica.com