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African Penguin usually lives in rocky ocean islands. It has a feathers skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. The life span is 10 - 15 years. The top speed it is able to reach is 20kph (12.4mph). The average weight is 2kg - 5kg (4.4lbs - 11lbs).

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Facts about african penguins
NameAfrican Penguin
PredatorsSharks, fur seals, gulls
Skin TypeFeathers
ColourBlack, white, grey
LifestyleDiurnal
ClassAves
OrderSphenisciformes
Weight2kg - 5kg (4.4lbs - 11lbs)
PreyFish, squid, crustaceans
Scientific NameSpheniscus demersus
Size (H)60cm - 68cm (24in - 27in)
PhylumChordata
FamilySpheniscidae
KingdomAnimalia
Conservation StatusEndangered
Top Speed20kph (12.4mph)
Water TypeSalt
Average Clutch Size2
GroupBird
Life Span10 - 15 years
GenusSpheniscus
DietCarnivore
HabitatRocky ocean islands
Common NameAfrican penguin
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