gentoo penguin


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gen·too penguin

 (jĕn′to͞o′)
n.
A penguin (Pygoscelis papua) of Antarctic and subantarctic regions, having a white patch or band above the eye and a reddish-orange bill.

[Perhaps from alteration (influenced by earlier English Johnny penguin, gentoo penguin) of Spanish juanito, gentoo penguin, after Juanito, diminutive of the name Juan, John (perhaps used in Spanish to translate English Johnny penguin if the English itself is not a translation of the Spanish).]
Translations
tučňák oslí
Eselspinguinmanchot papou
szamárpingvin
pinguino papua
ezelspinguïn
bøylepingvin
pingwin białobrewy
pinguim-gentoo
åsnepingvin
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Visitors can meet Father Christmas in his Antarctic Grotto that's situated alongside the attraction's coolest residents, the charming and cheeky Gentoo penguin colony.
They are also responsible for the care and maintenance of the museum and buildings, as well as monitoring any impact on wildlife, through surveys of the resident gentoo penguin colony.
Birdkeeper Gemma Meechan, 29, said: "When I saw the ad, one of our penguins immediately came to mind - gentoo penguin Snowflake.
Images of a gentoo penguin jumping over the waves and a black-and-white portrait of an orangutan are among the category winners in the competition, which awarded adult and junior winners for each of six categories and then overall winners.
Eight pages of color photographs, from Iguaza Falls to a gentoo penguin standing at Port Lockroy appear in the middle of the book.
Your journey starts in a cool ice cavern where you hear and see on a big screen the animated tale of a young Gentoo penguin chick called Puck.
The most remarkable scenes were when Gentoo Penguin Pumpkin wooed Pi, who trainers call the aACAyexpensive penguin' as she played hard to get initially.
Tessa Bickford makes the most of her experiences over two summers as a fur seal researcher on Macquarie Island with this interesting story of a new Gentoo penguin chick as he grows, learns to swim and is nearly ready to undertake his long journey to Antarctica.
Joel Oleson came across the Gentoo Penguin on a trip to Antarctica.
The Gentoo Penguin exhibit, themed as 'Melting Ice', also puts a spotlight on global warming and its impact on polar ice.
A 7-day-old gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) was found dead and postmortem examination revealed impaction of the ventriculus with feathers.
The American Zoo and Aquarium (AZA) Association-accredited Newport Aquarium had reason to celebrate in December of 2005, with the rare hatching of a gentoo penguin chick.