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Noun1.Pinguinus - great auk
bird genus - a genus of birds
Alcidae, family Alcidae - web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.
great auk, Pinguinus impennis - large flightless auk of rocky islands off northern Atlantic coasts; extinct
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Nos referimos a algo tan llamativo como los restos del extinto Pinguinus impennis identificado en los yacimientos costeros vascos de Herriko Barra y Pico Ramos.
44 Which bird, scientific name Pinguinus impennis, saw the last of its species wiped out on Funk Island off Newfoundland in 1844?