Taxidermy, Tokoraki, King penguin; RI.W2002.1367

Name/Title

Taxidermy, Tokoraki, King penguin

About this object

A stuffed and mounted tokoraki (king penguin).

Native to New Zealand, King penguins are the second largest penguin species, being slightly smaller and lighter than the emperor penguin. They are circumpolar colonial breeders on subantarctic islands, including on Australian-administered Macquarie Island south of New Zealand. Murihiku Māori often travelled to the subantarctic islands.

'New Zealand Birds Online: King penguin'

Measurements

h 740 mm x w 370 mm x d 210 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Taoka/Taonga

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals (fauna)

Object Type

taoka/taonga, animals

Object number

RI.W2002.1367

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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