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Two adult Emperor penguins with a chick and egg at their feet, PENGUIN, A STORY OF SURVIVAL, in grey, and yellow font below.


A Story of Survival

By (author) Stefan Christmann


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  • 150 images from Wildlife Photographer of the Year winner, Stefan Christmann
  • The life of emperor penguins in different phases: from finding a partner to raising young penguins
  • Personal experiences showed by the photographer and his insights into the mystical Antarctic winter
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“Christmann was moved to tears by some of the moments he captured, and the love he felt for the penguins is conveyed in his touching photographs and poetic writing.” – Outdoor Photography

There is only one bird species that hunts in summer and rears its young in winter: the Emperor Penguin. These extraordinary animals survive the relentless Antarctic climate, braving an average temperature of -49 degrees Celsius, thanks to their special adaptation to the cold, as well as their loving, attentive, and helpful interaction with each other and with their offspring.

For this impressive penguin book, award-winning photographer and geophysicist, Stefan Christmann, accompanied a penguin colony in Antarctica for several months, capturing different stages of their lives. His sensitive images are a beautiful document of penguin behaviour, as well as the rugged, hostile ice landscapes they call home.

Text in English and German.

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teNeues Books
10th Jun 2021
World excluding Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands
314 mm x 244 mm
200 Pages
126 color
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