Although all penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere, not every species of penguin lives in Antarctica. Several species exist in sub-zero climates, while others live in locations with temperatures regularly above 100 F.... More »

Penguin sizes range from the largest penguin species, which can be as tall as 45 inches and weigh as much as 60 to 90 pounds, to the smallest penguin, which only reaches 12 inches in height and weighs 2 to 3 pounds. Ther... More »

King penguins live on islands surrounding Antarctica, including the Falklands, Prince Edward, South Georgia, South Sandwich, Crozet, Heard, Macquarie and Kerguelen. Though some live as far south as the coast of Antarctic... More »

Royal penguins are a species of crested penguin that inhabit the waters around Antarctica. The males, which are larger than the females, grow to about 30 inches in length. Though they roam as far as Australia, New Zealan... More »

Fairy penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere, along the southern coast of Australia, and in several locations in New Zealand. In New Zealand, they are known as blue penguins. More »

The length of a penguins life varies based on the breed, but the average penguin lives in the wild for 10 to 20 years. Both the Emperor penguin and Adelie penguin live on Antarctica. More »

Emperor penguins live on the continent of Antarctica, forming colonies on the massive pieces of ice. These penguins live along the coast of Antarctica, moving between the ice and the frigid waters. More »