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Fossil penguins
Fossil penguins
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984.
Publication Information:
New York : American Museum of Natural History, 1946.
Physical Description:
99 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 27 cm.
General Note:
"Issued August 8, 1946"--T.p. verso.

"The present study grew out of the discovery in 1933 by the Second Scarritt Patagonian expedition of a fossil penguin skeleton, far from complete but nevertheless much the best that has hitherto been found"--P. 7.

Specimen of Paraptenodytes antarcticus collected from the south side of the Río Chubut, about 3 leagues west of Trelew and directly opposite the settlement of Gaiman, in Chubut Territory, Argentina.
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