chinstrap


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chinstrap

(ˈtʃɪnstræp)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a strap that goes under the chin
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And there is a sight even dedicated natural history fans won't have seen before - a colony of one-and-a-half million chinstrap penguins on Zavodovski, a volcanic island in the southern Atlantic.
Penguin colonies are divided by species; there's the majestic Emperor penguins, King penguins with their large flippers sliding on their bellies across the ice and snow, Adelie with its tail giving it a tuxedo like appearance, the small Chinstrap penguins are easily recognizable for the thin black line lining their chin and the Macaroni penguins best known for their yellow double Mohawk like crest.
The Aquarium of Niagara keeps four kinds of penguins locked up in its facility, the Chinstrap, Humboldt, Emperor and African penguins.
Chinstrap, rockhopper and king penguins also lack functional umami, bitter and sweet receptor genes, suggesting that the genes were missing in the common ancestor of all penguins.
Any Destination." Also appreciated is the User's Guide, which explains how the Anchor Lock Strap allows for adjusting the size of the hat's circumference; how to shape the brim; various ways to utilize the chinstrap; and how the Slipstream venting works; care and washing instructions; how to pack it for trips; and suggested wearing styles, such as Australian Outback; driving, low horizon sun; back sling; face shade; and light rain-cool weather.
His hair has grown big and fluffy, and a patchy adolescent chinstrap beard topped his white shirt.
Chinstrap penguins Roy and Silo nest together and try to hatch an egg-shaped rock until their keepers offer them a real egg from a heterosexual penguin pairing that can't handle more than one at a time.
This means soldiers aren't left trying to repair a backpack strap on a 20-mile march, or scrambling to keep their helmet on after their chinstrap breaks.
Comfort is improved with soft black leather for the X-shaped nape pad, headband and border around a new breathable nylon mesh suspension pad, and black suede-lined chinstrap. Two buckles on each side of the helmet provide tensioning and centering of the nylon retention webbing.
You also shouldn't be able to fit more than two fingers between your chin and your chinstrap, she says.
" Trinity Island is home to a large number of chinstrap penguins and we saw a whole lot of baby penguins -- these have an insatiable hunger and are often seen chasing the parents to get more food from them." One cannot possibly imagine the excitement you feel when a curious baby penguin comes forward and gently peck at your shoes, Gupta adds.
In turn, the drop in kill is probably impacting Adelie and Chinstrap penguins, whose populations have declined by more than 50 per cent in 30 years.