Gallery description : pictures of penguins on ice

The top speed it can reach is 72kph (45mph). The life span is 10 - 20 years. The average weight is 3kg - 6kg (7lbs - 13lbs). Adelie Penguin usually lives in antarctic land and ocean. It has a feathers skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore.

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Facts about adelie penguins
NameAdelie Penguin
PhylumChordata
PreyKrill, fish, squid
DietCarnivore
LifestyleDiurnal
KingdomAnimalia
Weight3kg - 6kg (7lbs - 13lbs)
ClassAves
Life Span10 - 20 years
Top Speed72kph (45mph)
Scientific NamePygoscelis adeliae
FamilySpheniscidae
Skin TypeFeathers
Size (H)40cm - 75cm (16in - 30in)
Common NameAdelie penguin
Average Clutch Size2
GroupBird
ColourBlack with white chest
Conservation StatusLeast concern
GenusPygoscelis
HabitatAntarctic land and ocean
OrderSphenisciformes
PredatorsLeopard seal, skua gull, killer whale
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Description Pictures of penguins on ice. linux-tux-penguins-ice
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