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Protected from terrestrial predators, the chicks will be unmolested until they fly off
on their own. Adult puffins, on the other hand, are constantly harassed by gulls
and other aggressive birds who seek to force them to give up their prey as they ...
Males and females form a pair bond and then work together caring for the chicks.
Most pairs nest in huge rookeries which are based on a "safety in numbers"
philosophy. Chicks of some species are preyed upon by the large, gull-like skua,
allow the chick to go off on its own. Like the emperor penguin, this species must
also hold its chick on its feet for warmth. ♢ What are the possible advantages to a
winter breeding cycle? What are its disadvantages? ♢ Why would these penguin
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