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5. Penguins provide complimentary wake-up calls.
Antarctica Trip: Ten Things Antarctica Taught Me

Best tasted the local fungus -- odd texture...Best tasted the local fungus -- odd texture... (Beth Conway)
When we were camping at Paradise Bay, the curious penguins decided to visit us at all hours of the night -- literally right outside the tent -- and practice their best squawk. Other visitors that night included a friendly sheathbill who thought our tent was the perfect place to perch. Our tent had the poop to prove it.

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