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Emperor penguin


Together with the similarly coloured but smaller king penguin (A. patagonicus), the emperor penguin is one of two extant species in ...

PENGUINS - Scientific Classification - Sea World


PENGUINS - Scientific Classification...Discover animal, environmental, and zoological career facts as you explore in-depth topic coverage via SeaWorld, Busch ...

Emperor Penguin - Sea World


DESCRIPTION: Largest of all living penguin species, the emperor penguin has a black head, chin, and throat, with broad yellow patches on each side of the ...

What is the taxonomy of the penguins?


The most up to date classification is that given by ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System, however, most penguin textbooks give a different version.

Aptenodytes forsteri - Integrated Taxonomic Information System


Taxonomy and Nomenclature ... Phylum, Chordata – cordés, cordado, chordates ... Species, Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844 – Emperor Penguin ...

Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) - Animals - A-Z Animals ...


Emperor Penguin Classification and EvolutionThe Emperor Penguin is found on and around the Antarctic continent and is not just the largest species of penguin ...

Penguin Facts: Species & Habitat - Live Science


Sep 22, 2014 ... Penguins are torpedo-shaped, flightless birds that live in the southern ... Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), there are 19 species of penguin.

Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin) - IUCN Red List


Click here to view more detailed search options such as taxonomy, location, ... This species's breeding colonies are predicted to decline in the northern part of its ...

Eudyptes chrysolophus (Macaroni Penguin) - IUCN Red List


Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and ... penguins that may be recolonising individuals of this species (Crossin et al. 2013 ).

Eudyptula minor (Blue Penguin, Fairy Penguin, Little Penguin)


Taxonomy [top] ... English, –, Little Penguin, Fairy Penguin, Blue Penguin ... For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern. Previously published ...

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves
Order: Sphenisciformes Family: Spheniscidae Genus:
We all have an image of penguins gliding on ice at the South Pole -- images that come from childhood. But contrary to popular belief penguins live beyond Antarctica, and can be found in New Zealand, southern Africa, and South America. While some... More »
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Animal Bytes - Penguins - Sea World


As with other marine animals, penguins have a fusiform (tapered) shape. ... INCUBATION: In most species of penguins, both the male and female parent takes ...

Pinguins info - penguin - information taxonomy about penguins


Order : Sphenisciformes, This includes all living and extinct penguins. Family: Spheniscidae, It is the only family classification in the order Sphenisciformes.

Classification - BioWeb Home


-Includes all living and extinct penguins -The only family in the order, Sphenisciformes. Genus: Aptenodytes -"Featherless diver" -Includes the Emperor and King ...