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Listen Up!

Antarctica, November 2019

An emperor penguin chick calls as its parent listens. The chick will often be separated from its parents as they leave the colony to feed in the sea. To reunite successfully they must first learn to recognize each other by voice. Still, how they manage to find each other in the deafening cacaphony of thousands of colony birds is both miracle and mystery to me.

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