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A penguin with an orange crest, breeding on islands in the Antarctic.
- ‘Only macaroni penguins (including a subspecies, royal penguins) appear to be in reasonable health.’
- ‘Commercial fishing also impacts macaroni penguins in Antarctica.’
- ‘This is true for minke whale, Antarctic fur seal, Adelie, chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins, black-browed albatross, and white-chinned and cape petrels.’
Early 19th century: so named because the orange crest was thought to resemble the hairstyle of dandies known as macaronies (see macaroni).
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