Penguins pick on seal pup by Joanne Richardson

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SEQUENCE No.1 King Penguin nips a pup. <br />
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A king penguin gets a telling off from a mother seal after it's caught bullying the new mum's little pup.  The curious two-week-old fur seal ventured too close to the angry penguin, which then squawked straight in the pup's face.<br />
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However, mum was nearby and intervened, approaching the penguin as if to say 'why don't you pick on someone your own size?'  After the altercation, they went their separate ways, with the mother going over to comfort her little pup, seemingly whispering something reassuring in her baby's ear.<br />
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The charming photos were captured at the Gold Harbour of South Georgia Island in the Falkland Islands.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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