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Grumpy Old Guy

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25. We were there in February!
Tue May 21, 2024, 04:57 AM
May 21

My wife and I visited the Royal Albatross Center on the Otago Peninsula last February. We were very fortunate that they were extremely active that day, soaring back and forth. We stayed late into the night to watch the blue penguins come ashore as well. We weren't going to leave New Zealand without crossing these birds off our bucket list.

FYI, the albatross pictured here have a nine foot wingspan.











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We were there in February! Grumpy Old Guy May 21 #25
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