Some observations on Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) mortality in East Antarctica

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The postmortem findings of an adult male Adelie penguin found at Magnetic Island, East Antarctica, demonstrating a premortem wound in addition to those consistent with an attack and scavenging by south polar skuas, are described. Other causes of mortality are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-190
Number of pages4
JournalAvian Pathology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1996


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