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  Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)





Gentoo Penguin | Pygoscelis papua photo
Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua), West Falkland

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Gentoo Penguin | Pygoscelis papua photo
Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)

Image by Zee Evans, National Science Foundation - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Gentoo Penguin | Pygoscelis papua photo
Gentoo Penguin, Antarctica

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Gentoo Penguin | Pygoscelis papua photo
Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua), West Falkland

Image by Ben Tubby - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

GENTOO PENGUIN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pygoscelis papua 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:papua
Common Name:Gentoo Penguin

Relatives in same Genus
  Adelie Penguin (P. adeliae)
  Chinstrap Penguin (P. antarctica)