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(Natural Science): penguin African in sea swimming at Boulders Beach Western Cape South Africa 1 DHD.jpg
D= [Jul 25, 2005]; S=2MB, 2592x1944; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg].

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  • penguin = penguins, Spheniscidae, pingvin, Pinguin, pingouin, pingüino = Flightless bird (sea-fowl) of southern hemisphere with wings developed into scaly flippers with which it swims under water.
  • penguin african = Spheniscus demersus, African penguin, Jackass Penguin, Black-footed Penguin, Brilpikkewyn, Inguza, Unombombiya, Manchot Du Cap, Pingüino Del Cabo = Also known as the Jackass Penguin because of its love-call like a donkey's bray, this is adapted to the heat and found on the South African coast, eg at Boulders Beach near Cape Point.

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