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Emperor penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri, AV025

Physical Description

Study skin of a large penguin with body straight but dorsoventrally flattend, with the wings folded forward and resting on the ventral body surface. Head is folded forward from the base of the neck so the neck and head are resting on the ventral body surface. Legs are straight. Length of twine wrapped around the PL wing.

Provenance

Collected during the: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 140 x 830 x 340mm

Sex

Female

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