adelie penguin : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica
News & Articles
- Even Penguins Get The Flu
Adelie penguins, which breed in huge colonies on the rocky Antarctic Peninsula, harbor a version of the avian influenza virus. But this strain doesn't make humans or the birds sick.
May 6, 2014 - NPR
- Distinct avian influenza viruses found in Antarctic penguins
( American Society for Microbiology ) An international team of researchers has, for the first time, identified an avian influenza virus in a group of Adelie penguins from Antarctica. The virus, found to be unlike any other circulating avian flu, is described in a study published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
May 6, 2014 - EurekAlert!