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n. - Comprising all existing penguins.

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  • Penguins are contained within the taxonomic order Sphenisciformes and its single family Spheniscidae.
  • The Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) is one of seventeen species of flightless birds in the family Spheniscidae (or 'modern penguins').
  • Also known as the 'African Penguin' or 'Cape Penguin', and 'Jackass Penguin', the Black-footed penguin (scientific name: Spheniscus demersus) is one of seventeen species of...
  • Family: -------- Spheniscidae for more
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