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Adelie pinguins


Adelie pinguins
Photo Information
Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1993-02
Categories: Birds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-21 15:30
Viewed: 5063
Points: 2
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The Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) on the seashore at the Admiralty Bay, King George Island. Picture taken during the XVIIth Polish Antarctic Expedition.
The Adélie Penguin, is a species of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast and its nearby islands. In 1830, French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville named them for his wife, Adélie.
PL – pingwiny Adeli.

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it may be a common site for the Antarctic coast but definitely not mine! What a great capture and neet note..didn't know they named this after a wife of all things! LOL I wonder if she waddled! Thanks for the great big smile with my coffee this morning, love this interaction reflected here. Great capture!

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