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Adelie Penguin  [Pygoscelis adeliae]
The Adélie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) is a type of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast and nearby islands. They are among most southerly distributed of all seabirds, along with Emperor Penguin, South Polar Skua, Wilson's Storm Petrel, Snow P... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Chinstrap Penguin  [Pygoscelis antarcticus]
The Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus) is a species of penguin which is found in the South Sandwich Islands, Antarctica, the South Orkneys, South Shetland, South Georgia, Bouvet Island, Balleny and Peter Island. Their name derives from the narrow... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Emperor Penguin  [Aptenodytes forsteri]
The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species and is endemic to Antarctica. The male and female are similar in plumage and size, reaching 122 cm (48 in) in height and weighing anywhere from... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Gentoo Penguin  [Pygoscelis papua]
Saunders Island, Falkland Islands The Gentoo Penguin (pronounced /?d??ntu?/), Pygoscelis papua, is easily recognized by the wide white stripe extending like a bonnet across the top of its head. Chicks have grey backs with white fronts. Adult Gentoos reach... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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King Penguin  [Aptenodytes patagonicus]
The King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is the second largest species of penguin at about 90 cm (3 ft) tall and weighing 11 to 16 kg (24 to 35 lb), second only to the Emperor Penguin. There are two subspecies - A. p. patagonicus and... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Macaroni Penguin  [Eudyptes chrysolophus]
The Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) is a species of penguin found from the Subantarctic to the Antarctic Peninsula. It is one of six species of crested penguin, and bears a distinctive yellow crest. An adult averages about 5.5 kg (12 lb) in weigh... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Magellanic Penguin  [Spheniscus magellanicus]
The Magellanic Penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus, is a South American penguin, breeding in coastal Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands, with some migrating to Brazil. It is the most numerous of the Spheniscus penguins. Its nearest relatives are the A... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Southern Rockhopper Penguin  [Eudyptes chrysocome]
The Southern Rockhopper Penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome, is a species of penguin. It occurs in subantarctic waters of the western Pacific and Indian Oceans, as well as around the southern coasts of South America. Description This is the smallest yellow-crest... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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