Keeng penguin

Keeng penguin
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Keeng penguin Fortuna Bay, Sooth Georgie
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Sphenisciformes
Faimily: Spheniscidae
Genus: Aptenodytes
Species: A. patagonicus
Binomial name
Aptenodytes patagonicus
Miller,JF, 1778
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Red: Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus

Yellow: Aptenodytes patagonicus halli
Green: breeding areas

The king penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is a lairge species o penguin, seicont anerly tae the emperor penguin in size.


  1. BirdLife International. (2016). Aptenodytes patagonicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22697748A93636632.en