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King Penguin[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
clade: Dinosauria
Class: Aves
clade: Ardeae
clade: Aequornithes
Order: Sphenisciformes
Family: Spheniscidae
Genus: Aptenodytes
Species: A. patagonicus
Binomial name
Aptenodytes patagonicus
(Miller,JF, 1778)[1]
Synonyms[1]

Aptenodytes patagonica

The King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is a large penguin and a member of the Spheniscidae family. It is the second largest living penguin species, after the Emperor Penguin.

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References

  1. ^ a b c Lepage, Denis. "Aptenodytes patagonicus". Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. http://avibase.bsc-eoc.org/species.jsp?lang=EN&avibaseid=827A77C754AB120E. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 

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