Interesting Photo of the Day: Didn’t Make the Cut for National Geographic

For the animals living in the colder parts of the Southern Hemisphere, it’s always exciting when photographers show up to take their picture. In this case, National Geographic‘s feature on penguins must have been very selective in choosing only the brightest, most active individuals:

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“When you don’t make the cut for National Geographic auditions.” (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

This reminds me of the penguin Mumble from the movie Happy Feet, except these penguins aren’t singing for their National Geographic audition. This photo shoot is based solely on photogenic appearance! I’m now halfway expecting Pixar to pick up movie rights for a film based on the sad lives of animals that don’t get chosen for these National Geographic features. At least that story will have a happy ending for these penguins!

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