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Animal of the Week: The Penguin

As I was thinking over which creature to feature in my AotW post, it dawned upon me that I have yet to spotlight the penguin. This was one of my favorite animals growing up, and with good reason. 350 more words


Meet Dindim, the penguin who returns to his human soulmate every year

Four years ago, Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, found a South American Magellanic penguin covered in oil and starving on a beach on an island off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. 512 more words


It took us 7 years to get here

We read an article about Bahia Bustamante, the “poor man’s Galapagos”, seven years ago in “The New York Times” and we were hooked. We saved the article and placed Bahia Bustamante near the top of our “places to go” list. 356 more words


UNESCO Patagonian Penguins

I was really torn before our visit to Puerto Madryn in Argentina. We had time to visit either the Península Valdés (Valdes Peninsula) UNESCO World Heritage Site or Punta Tombo Magellanic Penguin Colony, the largest in South America. 407 more words


Punta del Diablo: A winter jaunt to the beach

Days: 369-370 (29 June 2015 – 30 June 2015)

Total distance travelled: 83,475.76 kilometres (51,848.3 miles)

Despite the countless fellow travellers we’ve met over our journey to date, a mere two or three had actually visited the tiny pocket of land between Argentina and Brazil that is Uruguay. 1,055 more words