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Doug Allan on the Emperor Penguin

In the first of five recollections about his encounters with birds in Antarctica, wildlife cameraman Doug Allan recalls hearing an emperor penguin chick for the first time.

In the first of five recollections about his encounters with birds in Antarctica, wildlife cameraman Doug Allan recalls hearing a Emperor Penguin chick for the first time.

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Producer: Sarah Blunt
Photograph: Christopher Michel.

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