The largest of all penguin species, Emperor penguins live and breed in the deep south, they can be distinguished by the "open" patch of orange/yellow feathers on the head that fade to white down the front

Pictures marked "JM-WB" on this page are by Jerome Maison. © 2005 Bonne Pioche Productions / Alliance De Production Cinematographique. From the Warner Brothers film The March of the Penguins and are used here by permission of Warner Brothers.