The rockhopper penguin is characterized by the crest located on the top of its head that has spiky black and yellow feathers. It also has unique, bright red eyes and pink feet. This variety is the smallest of all penguin... More »

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There are many sources where a person can find facts about penguins, including books on birds, National Geographic, on television shows like Discovery that feature different animals and the Smithsonian Magazine. Many of ... More »

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Rockhopper penguins can be found living on the shores of the windy islands to the north of Antarctica and can also be found in New Zealand, the Falkland Islands and Chile. Rockhopper penguins live in colonies that can nu... More »

The yellow-eyed penguin is a rare species of penguin that inhabits the southern island of New Zealand, Steward Island, Campbell Island and the Auckland Islands. It is listed as an endangered species. Adults grow to 24 to... More »

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The emperor penguin is near the top of the food chain, feeding on fish, krill and squid. Only large marine mammals feed on the emperor penguin, including sharks. 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 »

Adult penguins range in standing height from just 10 to 12 inches to nearly 4 feet. The smallest species, the little blue penguin, also known as the fairy penguin, weighs just 2 to 3 pounds, while the massive emperor pen... More »