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Adelie Penguins


Adelie Penguins a.k.a. The Adélie penguin is a species of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast, which is their only residence. They are among the most southerly distributed of all seabirds, as are the emperor penguin, the South Polar skua, the Wilson's storm petrel, the snow petrel, and the Antarctic petrel. They are named after Adélie Land, in turn named for the wife of French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville who discovered these penguins in 1840.

  • also known as ADPE

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Google previewThe Antarctic Dictionary (2000)

A Complete Guide to Antarctic English by Bernadette Hince

Adelie penguins' eggs are about the size of a goose's; they are either white. or of the same shade as a duck's. but have much coarser shells. They are excellent to eat; the white being semi-transparent and gelatinous. and the yolk delicate of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

Magnet Astrolabe & Zelee Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville Circumnavigation; explored much of Antarctic coast; discovered Terre Adelie; first saw Adelie penguins US South Seas Exploring Expedition Charles Wilkes Vincennes & 5 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)

by William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen

hunting northern fur seal pups and leopard seals stalking Adelie penguins ( Pygoscelis ...

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