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Penguin, Adelie
 
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Scientific Name:
Pygoscelis adeliae
Location(s):
Australasia, Australia, Chile, Global, New Zealand, South America Read more
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IUCN
The total number of breeding pairs is estimated at c.2.37 million (range 1.83-2.88 million), based on survey data collated and published by Woehler (1993) and Woehler and Croxall (1997), equating to at least 4.74 million mature individuals. ...
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Wikipedia
The Adélie Penguin is one of three species in the genus Pygoscelis. Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA evidence suggests the genus split from other penguins around 38 million years ago, about 2 million years after the ancestors of the genus Aptenodytes. In turn, the Adélie penguins split off from the other members of the genus around 19 million years ago.[ 2] ...
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