Emperor Penguin in a snow shower

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My first emperor! This guy was standing all by himself on a piece of pack ice, in the snow. Looking a bit moody, but then, wouldn’t you?

These guys are huge – over a metre tall and up to 40kgs, they can live from 20 to 40 years.

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Chief Bottle Washer at Blather

Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and “known troublemaker” Dave Walsh is the founder of Blather.net, described both as “possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River”, and “the nicest website circulating in Ireland”. Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.


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