Photo by @FransLanting #sponsored by @fujifilmX_US | Male emperor penguins are heroic symbols of fatherhood. After female emperors lay their eggs in the middle of the brutal Antarctic winter, their male partners take over incubation duty while the females go back to sea to replenish themselves. A male emperor incubates his precious egg by balancing it on his feet and he covers it with a brood flap to keep it warm. It takes up to two months for the eggs to hatch and during that period the prospective fathers do not eat or drink. By the time the chicks are born the males may have lost up to a third of their body weight. 
I spent a month camping on sea ice next to an emperor penguin colony in the Weddell Sea to document the parenting saga of these amazing birds on assignment for @NatGeo.
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Photo by @FransLanting #sponsored by @fujifilmX_US | Male emperor penguins are heroic symbols of fatherhood. After female emperors lay their eggs in the middle of the brutal Antarctic winter, their male partners take over incubation duty while the females go back to sea to replenish themselves. A male emperor incubates his precious egg by balancing it on his feet and he covers it with a brood flap to keep it warm. It takes up to two months for the eggs to hatch and during that period the prospective fathers do not eat or drink. By the time the chicks are born the males may have lost up to a third of their body weight. I spent a month camping on sea ice next to an emperor penguin colony in the Weddell Sea to document the parenting saga of these amazing birds on assignment for @NatGeo. - You can capture epic photos this Father's Day with the latest FUJIFILM X Series mirrorless technology. #sponsored #FathersDay #Penguins #Fatherhood #Antarctica #Chick #Parent #Nature

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