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A giant petrel in flight near Palmer Station Anvers Island
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A giant petrel in flight near Palmer Station, Anvers Island, Antarctica.

June 8, 2010
A giant petrel in flight near Palmer Station, Anvers Island, Antarctica. Giant petrels are scavengers that feed on carrion, but also fish for krill and squid. Their wingspan can reach 205 cm (81 inches). (Date of Image: Aug. 13, 2005)


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