Inquisitive Emperor penguins star in delightful selfie

Inquisitive Emperor penguins star in delightful selfie

Inquisitive Emperor penguins star in delightful selfie

The curious birds flipped it over to face skyward; then did what any one of us would do - they took a selfie video of course! For about half a minute, the two birds chirp and cock their heads inquisitively at the screen, before perking up and shaking their heads repeatedly, as captured in the video.

Penguins in Antarctica seized the opportunity for a selfie when an Australian researcher left his camera on the ice.

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Emperor penguins are the largest of the 18 penguin species - adults can weigh up to 40 kg and some can live to more than 40 years.

They're also known to breed during the Antarctic winter when temperatures can drop down to -50C, with thousands coming to Auster Rookery to find a mate.

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They may not fly, but penguins are apparently really good at capturing a selfie.

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Being naturally inquisitive animals, the two penguins can be seen leaning in to investigate the alien object having knocked it onto its back. It was like the joy of seeing your new baby learn about something new and becoming enlightened with a new toy.

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