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PENGUIN FACTS
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Spheniscus (The Banded Penguins)


The Magellanic Penguin
(Spheniscus Magellanicus)
Lives in Chile, Argentina, The Falklands.
Height 75 cm (30''), weight 3 kg.
Breeding season in September - February.
About 1,2 million breeding pairs and stable.


The Humboldt Penguin
(Spheniscus Humboldti)
Also known as The Peruvian Penguin.
Lives in Peru and Chile.
Height 67 cm (27"), 4,5 kg.
About 11.000 breeding pairs and vulnerable.
 


The Galapagos Penguin
(Spheniscus Mendiculus)
 Lives in the Galapagos archipelago.
Height 67 cm (27"), weight 2 kg.
About 2.000 breeding pairs and declining.


The African Penguin
(Spheniscus Demersus)
Also called The Jackass Penguin and Blackfooted Penguin.
Lives in Southern Africa.
Height 53 cm (21"), weight 3,5 kg.
About 180.000 breeding pairs and vulnerable.
 
 


Here you can see their sizes, how much they vary from the largest to the smallest penguin.


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