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Penguins-a-poppin' on Magellan Island

Scores of penguins choose Magellan Island on the Magellan Straits of South America for their summer getaway, despite the crowded conditions and human onlookers.

Mary Clark learns that he flightless, tuxedoed sea birds live long lives,  choose a mate until death do them part, and they return to the same burrow year after year to raise their young.

For a transcript of this story, plus additional photos, visit the Mary Clark Traveler Blog.

Mary Clark Traveler is heard Tuesday mornings at 7:20 during Morning Edition on KETR.

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