There are penguins and then there are penguins.  This particular penguin, a Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua, is one heck of a brave (or foolhardy) penguin.  Watch as it literally jumps onto a sea lion seal, a sea lion seal that is none too happy about being used as a trampoline, I might add.  I know nothing else about this video, other than I found it through Equals 3, a great YouTube video review show done by Ray William Johnson.  Seriously though, this penguin deserves either a medal or a slap upside the head.  Either way, cool video!

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.