Gentoo Penguin - Pygoscelis papua

Length 1.7-2.9 ft (50.8-88.9 cm)
Weight M: 11-19 lb (4989.5-8618.2 g), F: 8.2-9.9 lb (3719.5-4490.6 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Semi-altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened
Continents:SA, AN

Gentoo Penguins are the third largest species of penguin (Emperor Penguin and King Penguin are the largest). They breed on many of the islands in the Antartic on ice-free surfaces. For example, they breed on the Falklands, Southern Georgia, Kerguelen Islands, etc.

Their diet consists of mostly krill and some fish.

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