Photo of the Day

October 29, 2019

Penguins' Paradise

A small colony of penguins lives near St. Kilda's pier in Melbourne, Australia. "Every night sometime after sunset, the adults of the colony will come home to nest," says Your Shot photographer Doug Gimesy. 

"Occassionally a few can be found standing on the top of the rocks, calling for their mate, drying themselves, or simply watching the world from a different perspective - above the water." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Doug Gimesy, National Geographic Your Shot

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