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Adélie penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, AV047

Physical Description

Study skin of a penguin. Body is split along the ventral surface and feathers are discoloured along the midline. The wings are alongside the body, the head is tilted so the beak is pointing up, and the legs are straight.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 80 x 730 x 240mm



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