Polar Biology

, Volume 25, Issue 11, pp 868–869 | Cite as

A short note on an Adélie penguin feeding its own mate

  • Ken Yoda
  • Yan Ropert-Coudert
Short Note


An adult Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) raising two chicks in the colony of Petrel Island, Adélie Land was observed feeding food to its own mate.

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© Springer-Verlag 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ken Yoda
    • 1
  • Yan Ropert-Coudert
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8502 Japan
  2. 2.National Institute of Polar Research, Kaga, Itabashi, Tokyo, 173-8515 Japan

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