Chicken Farm, Pennsylvania
Photograph by Peter Essick, National Geographic
Chickens provide the fertilizer on this Pennsylvania farm. The mobile coops are relocated daily to distribute manure evenly so that it won’t drain into the Chesapeake Bay.
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Emperor Penguins, Antarctica
Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic
Emperor penguins are Olympian swimmers, capable of diving to 1,750 feet and remaining underwater 20 minutes on a single breath. “I was mesmerized by their beautiful bubble trails,” says Nicklen, who braved 28°F water to capture these images.