Adelie Penguin “Drinking”

Adelie Penguin eating snow. This is one means by which the penguin can obtain fresh water. It is however capable of drinking salt-water if necessary, thanks to combined action of salt-removing gland at top of bill and kidneys.

Posted by Photovolcanica on 2009-08-19 11:18:54

Tagged: , Adelie Penguin , Penguin , snow , drinking , eating snow

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