Penguin Parents

our daughters always demanded from us to do the job at least as good as penguin parents use to do: protecting the eggs vs. the cold, go fishing, teach diving etc. – we tried to do our best. this week on the other hand our third grandson was born: they entered the circle of caring for the next generation too …
Wreck of the 'Gratitude', Macquarie Island, 1911
photo via by State Library of New South Wales / Australia sent to my flickr group BLOG IT! – click on the photo to enter their collection… title of the photo document: “Wreck of the ‘Gratitude’, Macquarie Island, document from 1911 shot by Frank Hurley

in the meantime photography has developed, enjoy the shot of Gareth Jenkins:
Penguin Slide
photo via by Gareth Jenkins sent to my flickr group BLOG IT! – click on the photo to enter his collection…

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22 responses to “Penguin Parents

  1. I LOVE the progression in the second shot! Great photos for this post. : )


  2. penguins are such funny animals – nice pictures for your post!


  3. Penguins shroud their young through freezing snowstorms.
    They are the ultimate protectors of their young.
    Love the colorful picture. ~~~ : – )


  4. Penguins are good parents and they are always dressed so nice too.


  5. Welcome to the circle newest family member! Margie


  6. “March of the Penguins” – a fantastic documentary of amazing and dedicated creatures that endure many hardships.


  7. thank you for the hint, Fergiemoto!
    March of the penguins 1:

    dark night march of the penguins 2:


  8. Congratulations on the arrival of the newest member of your family 🙂


  9. What a great creature because they are cute and many people love them.
    It’s advantage for them.


  10. See why I chose chatty penguins as my Gravatar! (My last name is Byrd, so it was appropos, no?) I can NEVER get enough penguin video footage. Thank you, and special thanks for the photo from archives showing the Wreck of the Gratitude.(A lot of symbolism there, with those good parent penguins look on!)


  11. P.S. Congrats on that 3rd granson! I KNOW you are feathering his nest!


  12. Penguins are remarkable… We can’t compete with them at all. 🙂


  13. TBM

    Loved the photos!


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  15. Fantastic shots, Frizz! I admired Frank Hurley, that intrepid photographer, survived the Antarctic trip with Shackleton.


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