Emperor penguins jump from the water to escape predatory leopard seals on the edge of the Ross Sea in Antarctica. The birds can skyrocket up to two meters out of the water. The penguins’ survival is vital to that of their 2-month-old chicks, hungrily waiting some 10 kilometers away. Paul Nicklen
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Emperor penguins jump from the water to escape predatory leopard seals on the edge of the Ross Sea in Antarctica. The birds can skyrocket up to two meters out of the water. The penguins’ survival is vital to that of their 2-month-old chicks, hungrily waiting some 10 kilometers away. Paul Nicklen