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A huge piece of a glacier calves off into the sea behind nesting Gentoo penguins on Cuverville Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Nesting pairs on the Gentoo penguin colony on the island tend their eggs and chicks. They have to be vigilant to ward off skua birds who try to eat the eggs and chicks.

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A huge piece of a glacier calves off into the sea behind nesting Gentoo penguins on Cuverville Island, Antarctic Peninsula.  Nesting pairs on the Gentoo penguin colony on the island tend their eggs and chicks. They have to be vigilant to ward off skua birds who try to eat the eggs and chicks.