See the king penguins huddled together as they are trapped in a blizzard

Last updated at 01:21 07 December 2007

Trapped in a fierce blizzard whipped up by 100mph winds, 2,000 King Penguins huddle together for warmth on the island of South Georgia near Antarctica.

To survive in one of the most inhospitable environments on earth, the penguins share body heat to conserve energy and protect the youngest birds. They are gathering for their breeding season in January.

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