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penguin

completely marine, aquatic flightless bird inhabiting only the southern hemisphere. There are six genera, all of them gregarious, monogamous and piscivorous, including Aptenodytes and Megadyptes in the order Sphenisciformes. Varieties include black-footed, pigeon-toed.
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As of now, the African penguin is an endangered species.
The paper, titled "Jellyfish and other gelata as food for four penguin species 6 insights from predator-borne videos," appeared online in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
Once the chick hatched, Bubbles and Wall-E took turns feeding the chick and penguin experts have been closely monitoring the chick's weight, nutrition and progress.
Dubai -- A newborn penguin that opened its eyes on February 17 at Mall of the Emirates' Ski Dubai -- is looking for a name.
The two penguins had been taking turns incubating the egg inside the penguin habitat.
She said: "It was great to be able to use our hobby to help the Philip Island Penguin Foundation.
Visitors will also be encouraged to practise their own penguin waddle, learn penguin songs and get involved in some penguin arts and crafts, including face painting and badge making.
She has penguin toys, teddies, a miniature penguin figure which she keeps close in her purse and even puts penguin toys in my car.
A zoo spokesman said the penguin enclosure would get "an intensive maintenance and upgrade programme".
A population viability analysis uses the Red List data to predict now much time is left before half of the entire penguin population is gone.
This temporary penguin home, open through February 2012, means we have plenty to do to make sure our black-tie visitors have a safe and happy stay in Sarasota.