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    • Aptenodytes patagonicus
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Recent observations

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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redabbott

Date

January 12, 2014 07:39 AM PST

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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joannerapley

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April 6, 2004

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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joannerapley

Date

November 2, 2009 04:07 PM AWST

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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damontighe

Date

March 12, 2016 10:08 AM PST

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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javierahr

Date

December 27, 2009 11:14 AM AST

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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givernykate

Date

November 21, 2014

Description

King Penguin at Kelly Tarltons

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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john_barkla

Date

January 23, 2014

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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davetv

Date

March 5, 2015 06:22 PM HST

Description

A King penguin, possibly a juvenile, standing on the beach at Doughboy Bay.

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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greglasley

Date

February 3, 2005

Description

King Penguin
Aptenodytes patagonicus
Grytviken, South Georgia
3 February 2005

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ctnash

Date

January 25, 1981 12:30 AM AEST

Description

Penned with rockhopper penguins. Whipsnade Zoo.

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ctnash

Date

January 11, 1931

Description

Single adult in photo.

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ctnash

Date

November 27, 1931

Description

3 adult group in photo

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Description from Wikipedia

The King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is the second largest species of penguin at about 11 to 16 kg (24 to 35 lb), second only to the Emperor Penguin. There are two subspecies—A. p. patagonicus and A. p. halli; patagonicus is found in the South Atlantic and halli elsewhere.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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