Adelie


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Noun1.Adelie - medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of AntarcticaAdelie - medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica
penguin - short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
genus Pygoscelis, Pygoscelis - a genus of Spheniscidae
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Glazer has organized her material as a series of "walks" through remarkable Antarctic landscapes: over frozen lakes, around towering glaciers and baroque sea ice formations, into a magnificent frozen ice cave, across fields of surreal-looking boulders, and through a lively colony of nesting Adelie penguins.
Braving bitter temperatures, the researchers waded through fields of animal waste -- not to mention hordes of clamoring elephant seals and gentoo, chinstrap, and Adelie penguins -- to examine the surrounding soils and plants using infrared gas analyzers that measured their respiration.
And Steve's world is really dangerous -- Antarctica, where the temperatures drop to minus 40 degrees and menacing leopard seals rise out of the water ready to sink their teeth into fluttering, defenseless Adelie penguins.
For the past 40 years, the population of Adelie Penguins, among the most common penguins in Antarctica, has been steadily declining on the West Antarctic Peninsula.
The Collaborative East Antarctic Marine Census (CEAMARC) (2007-2008) was a multinational effort to survey the waters north of Terre Adelie, and George V Land with the intention of producing a benchmark against which future changes to marine life in eastern Antarctica can be studied (Terre Adelie is the French claim between segments of Australian Antarctic Territory) (Fig.
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The tiny shrimp-like creatures are one of the most important in the Antarctic food web, eaten by species ranging from blue whales to Adelie, emperor and king penguins, elephant and fur seals and albatrosses.
In 2015 and 2016, scientists utilized unprecedented radar and precipitation gauge systems to monitor precipitation patterns in the Adelie Land region of Antarctica.
The eight "sentinel" species are two flying birds (the snow petrel in Antarctica and the black-legged kittiwakein the Arctic), three diving birds (the Adelie penguin in Antarctica, the thick-billed murre and the black guillemot in the Arctic) and three earless seals (the Weddell seal and elephant seal in Antarctica, and the hooded seal in the Arctic).
Last summer, all but two from an entire cohort of tens of thousands of Adelie penguin chicks on an Antarctic island starved to death because their foraging parents couldn't get back from sea with food on time.
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