King penguin adult with rare melanistic coloration by Michael S. Nolan/Seapics (7 images)

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P-P-P pick out the penguin.

This all-black bird looks as if he has covered himself in oil - but has in fact got a rare skin condition.

The penguin is easy to spot as it walks through the colony thanks to the unique black pigmentation on its front.

While penguins usually have a white front, this one's body is black because of melanism, a rare development of the dark pigment in skin.
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