Pygoscelis tyreei

Pygoscelis tyreei

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Pygoscelis tyreei

Pygoscelis tyreei, also referred to as Tyree's penguin, is an extinct species of penguin from New Zealand. It was slightly smaller than the extant gentoo penguin, standing 70 to 80 cm high. Of Late Pliocene age, it is known only from fossil remains collected from Motunau Beach, North Canterbury.

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1. Pygoscelis tyreei Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pygoscelis_tyreei

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