Photo: Magellanic penguins enjoying a fine day

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Named for maritime explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who first recorded these delightful penguins from an expedition in 1519, Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) are not lacking in personality. These medium-sized penguins can be identified by the distinctive white bands that swoop around the face, as so nicely captured by photographer Chris Goldberg in Patagonia, Chile. Penguin perfection!

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