Translation of king penguin in Spanish:

king penguin

pingüino real, n.

noun

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    pingüino real masculine
    pingüino rey masculine
    • The rest stay aboard a 233-foot Finnish research vessel, taking day trips to see the island's king penguins, elephant seals, and giant petrels.
    • While king penguins are a sub-Antarctic species, being based on islands dotted around the continent, emperor penguins are animals of the deep south.
    • Similar in size to present-day yellow-eyed or king penguins, Waimanu penguins stood about 26 to 30 inches tall.
    • The king penguin feeds on fish, but specializes in eating squid.
    • Although their habitat is warmer than that of emperor penguins, king penguins have four layers of feathers and huddle together for warmth.