Gallery description : macaroni penguin

Macaroni Penguin (eudyptes chrysolophus) is a bird type animal. It lives in sea and ice-islands in sub-antarctica. The weight of the animal is about 3.2-6.4kg (7-14lbs) and average life span is 15-20 years. Leopard seal, killer whale are dangerous for macaroni penguins. See the table below to learn more facts.

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Facts about macaroni penguins
NameMacaroni Penguin
KingdomAnimalia
Average Clutch Size2
PredatorsLeopard seal, killer whale
Conservation StatusThreatened
HabitatSea and ice-islands in sub-antarctica
LifestyleColony
Top Speed35km/h (22mph)
ClassAves
OrderSphenisciformes
Weight3.2-6.4kg (7-14lbs)
Size60-70cm (24-28in)
ColourBlack, white, brown, yellow
Life Span15-20 years
FamilySpheniscidae
DietCarnivore
TypeBird
GenusEudyptes
Main PreyFish, squid, crustaceans
Skin TypeFeathers
Wing Span80-100cm (31-39in)
Scientific NameEudyptes chrysolophus
PhylumChordata
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