Curious emperor penguins take selfie

Explorer leaves camera on ice in Antarctica

Taking a chance on emperor penguins' natural curiosity paid off for an explorer in Antarctica who left a camera on ice for the animals to find.

Two penguins near the Auster Rookery -- which is home to a large emperor penguin colony -- happened upon the camera and took a selfie, The Washington Post reported.

The camera was already rolling when one of the penguins kicked it and angled it directly at its face.

” … It didn’t take long for the naturally curious birds to seize the opportunity for a selfie,” the group said.

The Australia Antarctic Division shared the clip by explorer Eddie Gault on social media Thursday, the Post reported.

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