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PENGUINS OF THE WORLD

(Spheniscidae)

 


An Adelie Penguin (with Wandering Albatross)
(Issued by Guinea in 1998)



The Penguins as a family form a unique group, flightless,
 extremely clumsy on land, but very adept in the water.
 They devour huge quantities of fish, squid and other marine life,
 but are in turn prey for the larger mammals such as seals