Gallery description : gentoo penguin

Gentoo Penguin (pygoscelis papua) is an animal of the bird type. It usually lives in rocky antarctic islands. The animal weights about 4kg - 8kg (8.8lbs - 18lbs) and lives for 15 - 20 years. Leopard seal, killer whale, sharks predators are dangerous for gentoo penguins. Look up the table below to learn more facts.

Facts about gentoo penguins
NameGentoo Penguin
ColourBlack, white, grey, orange
Average Litter Size2
OrderSphenisciformes
Distinctive FeaturesSmall head with orange beak and feet
TypeBird
KingdomAnimalia
Scientific NamePygoscelis papua
LifestyleColony
ClassAves
Size (H)51cm - 90cm (20in - 36in)
FamilySpheniscidae
PhylumChordata
Weight4kg - 8kg (8.8lbs - 18lbs)
GenusPygoscelis
Conservation StatusNear threatened
HabitatRocky antarctic islands
Main PreyKrill, fish, shrimp
DietCarnivore
Life Span15 - 20 years
PredatorsLeopard seal, killer whale, sharks
Skin TypeFeathers
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