Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin)

Emperor Penguin

Dutch: Keizerpinguin

Order: Sphenisciformes
Family: Spheniscidae
Genus: Aptenodytes
Species: Aptenodytes forsteri




Rampotheca absent. Many thanks to the Royal Belgian institute of natural sciences, Brussels, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 205 mm
Length cranium: 90 mm
Width (cranium): 71 mm
Height (cranium): 46 mm
Alternative names: Kaiserpinguin (German), Manchot empereur (French), Ping├╝ino Emperador (Spanish)


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