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Your pictures: Penguins

Photo: Kathleen Ball

Scientists have discovered a way to tell the difference between penguins, but have you? BBC News website readers have been sending in their penguin pics including this one by Kathleen Bell.

Photo: Dawn Kelly

Dawn Kelly was on her honeymoon in South Africa when these almost identical looking penguins decided to have a walk along Boulders Beach near Cape Town.

Photo: Olivia Johnson

Olivia Johnson also went to Boulders Beach to have a look at the African penguins. She took this photo earlier this year.

Photo: Dejana Perrone

Dejana Perrone spotted these penguins playing follow my leader. She took this photo in South Africa.

Photo: Dawn Kelly

An adventurous penguin on Boulders Beach comes in for a closer look at Dawn Kelly's trainers. We're thinking they might be a couple of sizes too big for penguin feet.

Photo: Anna Schumann

Anna Schumann also went to Boulders Beach in South Africa to see the penguins.

Photo: Austin Core

Amber was disappointed not to see any penguins at the penguin pool in Marwell Zoo, Hampshire. Photo by Austin Core.

Photo: David Paterson

David Paterson was careful not to disturb this group of Chinstrap penguins with their chicks on Bailey Head in the South Shetlands, Antarctica.

Photo: Olivia Johnson

Olivia Johnson managed to get quite close to this penguin family at Boulders Beach, South Africa.

Photo: Mike Wakefield

Mike Wakefield from Ottawa in Canada took this photo of a couple of King penguins at Volunteer Point on the Falkland Islands.

Photo: Mike Wakefield

The Gentoo penguins at this colony on the Falkland Islands are not fooled by Mike Wakefield's stuffed toy penguin.

Photo: Kathleen Ball

Kathleen Ball sent us this picture of some Emperor penguins with their young. Send your photos to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. See terms and conditions on the right.



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