penguin fight!

…complete with kicking and slapping, like a good old-fashioned high school cafeteria fight.

These particular Adelie penguins make their home on Torgersen Island, near Palmer Station, and build nests out of pebbles. It’s mating season here in Antarctica – the stakes are high, and choice pebbles are something worth fighting over.

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