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  Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)





Adelie Penguin | Pygoscelis adeliae photo
Adelie Penguin

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Adelie Penguin | Pygoscelis adeliae photo
Antarctica, adelie penguins, feeding

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Adelie Penguin | Pygoscelis adeliae photo
Adelie Penguins jumping onto the ice-foot, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.

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Adelie Penguin | Pygoscelis adeliae photo
Adelie penguins at Cape Adare in Ross Sea, Antarctica

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ADELIE PENGUIN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pygoscelis adeliae in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Sphenisciformes
Family:Spheniscidae
Genus:Pygoscelis
Species:adeliae
Common Name:Adelie Penguin

Relatives in same Genus
  Chinstrap Penguin (P. antarctica)
  Gentoo Penguin (P. papua)