In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Urban foxes were unwelcome visitors during the year and were responsible for killing a penguin and some geese.
- The island is only a quarter of a square mile in size, but it is teeming with penguins and other sea birds.
- They swam right up to the glass of the tank and flapped their little penguin wings.
- This zoo was the first in the world to exhibit penguins and it now has Europe's largest penguin pool.
- The lure of eight species of penguins and more than 50 other seabird species is enormous.
- The waters belong to the fish and whales, the squirrels and fox, the llama and elephant, the penguin and robin.
- Green sea turtles rest on the shore and penguins are waddling off for a swim.
- I don't think that cold water necessarily is always associated with penguins.
- Just as we surfaced, two penguins torpedoed by, leaping out of the water and bouncing, like so many skipping stones.
- Harnessed up and ready to dive, the fat penguin looks as though it has its own mini scuba tank.
- It's obvious that global warming has an impact on the reproduction of the penguins.
- You can drive in five minutes from the centre of town to the viewing place for the blue penguins, or allow more time and walk there.
- The emperor penguin is the largest penguin species and also one of the few found in Antarctica.
- I hear the great whites like seals, or anything that resembles a penguin or walrus.
- Some penguins waddle along shorelines and ice, whereas others hop from rock to rock.
- In more recent decades, the penguins have been harmed by increased oil pollution.
- It apparently shows him swimming with whales and sliding with penguins.
- The biggest fight we observed was between a male fur seal and a male penguin.
- A viewing camera allows me to see the penguins not just marching, but swimming under water.
- The mating game we were witnessing in the penguin colony was gentle and benign by comparison.
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