Prince Philip at Lynden Manor with his cousins
H.R.H. Prince Philip of Greece (now Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) pictured with his cousins Lady Tatiana Mountbatten and David, Earl of Medina at the home of his uncle and aunt, the Marquis and Marchioness of Milford Haven. The Marquess, formerly Prince George of Battenberg was the brother of Philip's mother Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece. He often spent holidays with the Milford Havens while at school at Gordonstoun. Date: 1936
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David slings the stone by J James Tissot - Bible
David slings the stone by J James Tissot. Illustration to book of Samuel (I), 17.49: And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth'. David defeats Goliath during a battle between the Israelites under Saul and the Philistines in the Valley of Elah. JJT: French painter, 15 October 1836 - 8 August 1902"
Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), chick and adults, Snow Hill Island
Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), chick and adults, Snow Hill Island, Weddell Sea, Antarctica, Polar Regions The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species. It is the only penguin that breeds during the winter in Antarctica. Emperor Penguins eat mainly crustaceans (such as krill) but also occasionally indulge in small fish and squid. In the wild, Emperor Penguins typically live for 20 years, but some records indicate a maximum lifespan of around 40 years. The Emperor Penguin should not be confused with the closely related King Penguin or the Royal Penguin
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