Gallery description : african penguin

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

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