Magellanic penguins waddle back to Atlantic

These rescued penguins were released back into the Atlantic Ocean

Date: September 17, 2021

Location: San Clemente del Tuyú, Argentina

Courtesy: Mundo Marino

The Mundo Marino Foundation rescued them in February 2021

The penguins suffered from malnutrition, hypothermia, and dehydration

Magellanic penguins are mostly found in Argentina and Chile

Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature

They are named after the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan

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