Fat King Penguins Are Less Steady on Their Feet

Astrid ST Willener, Yves Handrich, Lewis G Halsey, Siobhán Strike

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Abstract

Returning to the shore after a feeding sojourn at sea, king penguins often undertake a relatively long terrestrial journey to the breeding colony carrying a heavy, mostly frontal, accumulation of fat along with food in the stomach for chick-provisioning.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e0147784
JournalPLoS One
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2016

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