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  Royal Penguin (Eudyptes schlegeli)





Royal Penguin | Eudyptes schlegeli photo
Royal Penguin (Eudyptes schlegeli) on Macquarie Island (frontal shot)

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Royal Penguin | Eudyptes schlegeli photo
Royal penguin on Macquarie Island (profile/side shot)

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Royal Penguin | Eudyptes schlegeli photo
Royal penguins on Macquarie Island

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Royal Penguin | Eudyptes schlegeli photo
Macquarie Island - Royal penguin rookery

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ROYAL PENGUIN FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Sphenisciformes
Family:Spheniscidae
Genus:Eudyptes
Species:schlegeli
Common Name:Royal Penguin

Relatives in same Genus
  Rockhopper Penguin (E. chrysocome)
  Macaroni Penguin (E. chrysolophus)
  Fiordland Penguin (E. pachyrhynchus)
  Snares Penguin (E. robustus)
  Erect-crested Penguin (E. sclateri)