Adelie Penguin

Adelie penguins are the smallest of the penguins living on the Antarctica continent. They are about 28 inches (70 cm) tall and weigh about 8 to 9 lbs. (4 kilogram). These penguins nest and breed on the rocky, ice-free beaches in large colonies of ten thousands of birds. There are over 2.5 million breeding pairs living in the Antarctica region.

Posted by jimarx on 2011-05-19 14:17:44

Tagged: , jimarx , Antarctica , Ocean Nova , South Pole , Polar , Antarctic , Antarctic Circle , Antarctic Ocean , Adelie Penguin , Adelie , Penguin , Antarctic Peninsula

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