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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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Another day, having placed myself betwee a penguin (Aptenodytes demersa) and the water, I was muc amused by watching its habits.
Aptenodytes patagonica patagonicus inhabits the Falklands and South Georgia Island, while Aptenodytes patagonica halli resides in the southernmost reaches of Indian Ocean and South Pacific.
In venous-catheterized emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri), increases in blood lactate levels were observed after dives lasting 5 minutes, suggesting elevations in blood lactate levels can occur within minutes in avian species.
Survival in king penguins aptenodytes patagonicus: temporal and sex-specific effects of environmental variability.
| WHAT...bird's Latin name is Aptenodytes patagonicus?
Fatty acid evidence for the importance of myctophid fishes in the diet of king penguins, Aptenodytes patagonicus.
Y mwyaf, a'r mwyaf adnabyddus mae'n debyg, ydi'r pengwin ymerodrol (Aptenodytes forsteri; Emperor Penguin) , ac mae'r oedolion fel arfer tua 3 troedfedd 7modfedd o daldra ac yn pwyso tua 75 pwys.
For example, the small and fast chinstrap penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus has approximately 100 times greater value of [C.sub.E] than the large and slow emperor penguin Aptenodytes forsteri.
[10] described several anecdotal applications of bilevel EGs, including the budgerigar of Oceania and the Aptenodytes forsteri (emperor penguins) of Antarctica.
For example, there is some evidence that long-term adoption with emperor penguins Aptenodytes forsteri is rare (2.3%) with most lasting only 0.5-10 days (Jouventin et al.
En esta zona, los incrementos en la temperatura del aire y el derretimiento extensivo de los casquetes de hielo han sido relacionados con una menor disponibilidad de alimento (krill), como en los casos del pinguino de Adelia (Pygoscelis adeliae) y el petrel azul (Halobaena caerulea), y a la perdida de habitat para desove en especies como el pinguino emperador (Aptenodytes forsteri) y el petrel de las nieves (Pagodroma nivea; Durant et al., 2004).
Today four penguin species: Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor penguin), Pygoscelis adeliae (Adelie penguin), Pygoscelis antarctica (Chinstrap penguin), and Pygoscelis papua (Gentoo penguin) live and nest on Antarctica and sub-Antarctic islands.