Spheniscus demersus

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Noun1.Spheniscus demersus - small penguin of South America and southern Africa with a braying call
penguin - short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
genus Spheniscus, Spheniscus - type genus of the Spheniscidae: jackass penguins
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The influence of food availability on breeding success of African Penguins Spheniscus demersus at Robben Island, South Africa.
rabbits and hares 10/2 Felis libyca wildcat 1/1 Mellivora capensis honey badger 1/1 Arctocephalus pusillus Cape fur seal 3/1 Raphicerus campestres steenbok 1/1 Bos taurus cattle 1/1 small bovid(s) 9/1 large-medium bovid(s) 1/1 large bovid(s) 3/1 Chersina angulata angulate tortoise 4 Spheniscus demersus African penguin 1/1 other birds 1/1 fish 4/1 Table 2.
To evaluate the degree of physiologic stress posed by molting, we compared the hematologic and plasma biochemical values and hormone levels of molting and nonmolting African penguins, Spheniscus demersus.