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The '''[[emperor penguin]]''' is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species and is endemic to [[Antarctica]]. The dorsal side and head are black and sharply delineated from the white belly, pale-yellow breast and bright-yellow ear patches. Like all penguins it is flightless, with a streamlined body, and wings stiffened and flattened into flippers for a marine habitat. Its diet consists primarily of fish, but can also include crustaceans, such as [[krill]], and cephalopods, such as squid. In hunting, the species can remain submerged up to 18 minutes, diving to a depth of 535 m (1,755 ft). It has several adaptations to facilitate this, including an unusually structured haemoglobin to allow it to function at low oxygen levels, solid bones to reduce barotrauma, and the ability to reduce its metabolism and shut down non-essential organ functions.
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'''[[MicroCon 2019]]''' was a gathering of leaders and representatives of [[micronation|micronations]] that took place in Hamilton, Ontario from 19 - 21 July 2019. It was the third such conference to occur under the [[MicroCon]] banner, the first having been [[MicroCon 2015]] in Anaheim, California, and the second, [[MicroCon 2017]], in Atlanta, Georgia. With an attendance figure of 103 people, it was double the size of the previous MicroCon.
  
The only penguin species that breeds during the Antarctic winter, emperor penguins trek 50–120 km (31–75 mi) over the [[ice]] to breeding colonies which may include thousands of individuals.
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While the conference was scheduled to occur over the course of three days, the bulk of the structured events took place on the second day, July 20th. This was when various representatives gave presentations on a wide array of micronational topics. That evening featured a formal dinner and gala. The first and third days of the conference had a more relaxed atmosphere, as many attendees also used them as travel days. The event was hosted by the government of [[Slabovia]].
  
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MicroCon 2019 was a gathering of leaders and representatives of micronations that took place in Hamilton, Ontario from 19 - 21 July 2019. It was the third such conference to occur under the MicroCon banner, the first having been MicroCon 2015 in Anaheim, California, and the second, MicroCon 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. With an attendance figure of 103 people, it was double the size of the previous MicroCon.

While the conference was scheduled to occur over the course of three days, the bulk of the structured events took place on the second day, July 20th. This was when various representatives gave presentations on a wide array of micronational topics. That evening featured a formal dinner and gala. The first and third days of the conference had a more relaxed atmosphere, as many attendees also used them as travel days. The event was hosted by the government of Slabovia.

Photographer: Reino Hornson

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