Edinburgh Zoo – Gentoo penguins

PenguinThe Gentoo penguins are a must see at Edinburgh Zoo, there are over 70 penguins kept at the Zoo. Although fairly plain compared to our other species they more than make up for this by their exuberant personalities.  They are active, curious individuals always investigating their surroundings which can sometimes get them into trouble!

 

The Twelve Bens

26195982790_5417ca9e84_oThe Twelve Bens, or Twelve Pins, is a mountain range of sharp-peaked quartzite ranges located northeast of Roundstone in Connemara in the west of Ireland. Dedicated fell runners attempt to hike all twelve peaks in a single day