National Geographic : 1932 Dec
Photograph byFederico Kohlmann A PENGUIN CENSUS OF THIS ROCKY ISLAND WOULD RUN INTO THE THOUSANDS Magellan's men were continually astounded at the abundance of "sea wolves" (seals) and penguins they encountered along the Patagonia coast. In one place the latter were so numerous, wrote Pigafetta, that "the whole fleet might have been laden withthem." This populous penguin colony inhabits Isla Penguinos, near Puerto Deseado, Argentina. It is one of the -farthest-north breeding places for these Antarctic birds.