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Little brother of the North

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A colourful puffin is spotted on our Spitsbergen Explorer Expedition. It's name is derived from it's Latin genus name Fratercula which roughly translates to "Little Brother of the North." Aww!


Spitsbergen Explorer Expedition, 23rd July to 2nd August, 2012. Photographer unknown.


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