Definition of emperor penguin in English:

emperor penguin

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  • The largest penguin, which has a yellow patch on each side of the head and rears its young during the Antarctic winter.
    • Aptenodytes forsteri, family Spheniscidae
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    • The emperor penguin is the largest penguin species and also one of the few found in Antarctica.
    • Only one bird - the emperor penguin - will winter on Antarctica and use the frozen continent as a nursery.
    • I ended the book with a photograph of an emperor penguin chick from the Antarctic.

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