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Noun1.Aptenodytes - large penguinsAptenodytes - large penguins      
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Spheniscidae, Spheniscidae - comprising all existing penguins
Aptenodytes patagonica, king penguin - large penguin on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle
Aptenodytes forsteri, emperor penguin - the largest penguin; an Antarctic penguin
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Individuality in the voice of the Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri: adaptation to a noisy environment.
Thus Emperor penguins Aptenodytes forsteri, hedgehogs Erinaceus europaeus and tigers Panthera tigris are all 'wild' under this definition, but it would be foolish to claim that tigers and hedgehogs have the same relationship with people.
Adoption in the Emperor Penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri.