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an Atlantic puffin with a mouthful of fish in Iceland
October 24, 2014


An Atlantic puffin returns from a successful fishing expedition in this picture captured in Iceland. A puffin can grip 20 or more fish in its beak. Those with chicks make up to eight food runs a day.

This photo was submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest. Enter your best shot by October 31 for a chance to win.

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Photograph by Peter Allinson

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