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  • n. medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica

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  • The gentoo is the most strongly marked of all the smaller varieties of penguins as far as colouring is concerned, and it far surpasses the adelie in weight of legs and breast, the points that particularly appealed to us.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • During the afternoon three adelie penguins approached the ship across the floe while Hussey was discoursing sweet music on the banjo.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • During the day we had seen adelie and ringed penguins, also several humpback and finner whales.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • At the head of the grotto and on a ledge of snow were perched some adelie penguins.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Following the stories of the polar bear and wolf in the North Pole and the adelie penguin and killer whale in the South Pole, we see how they survive these extremes, how they feed, mate and rear their young.

  • The way to a female adelie penguin's heart, however, is gifts of pebbles, which they then use to build the nests where they will lay their eggs.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I add six more species to my penguin repertoire: the impossibly elegant king penguin, the pot-gutted gentoo, the comically angry-looking rockhopper, the little adelie, the flamboyant macaroni and the try-hard chinstrap.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • But the number of the adelie penguins have decreased dramatically on the Antarctic peninsula.

    ThePittsburghChannel.com - Local News

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