Kings are the second largest penguin and can reach up to 38 pounds.  They have bright orange spoon-shaped ear patches.  The chicks are brown and very fluffy.  We saw an amazing colony of king penguins in Cooper Bay and again at Gold Harbour in South Georgia.  A few days later at St. Andrews Bay, we visited another large colony in a freak summer snowstorm.  Kings do not swim like porpoises, they look more like ducks!
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