African Penguin

Also known as black footed


They are 60 cm tall. They weigh 5-9 pounds.

Life Style

There are about 70,000 african penguins left right now. They live for about 10 years. They are endangered.


They live in South Africa and they live around a warm and tropical areas.

Fun facts

To communicate the make donkey like noises. They can stay under water for 2.5 minutes. They eat small fish. They may also eat squid. They live around rocky shores. They can eat up to 1 pound of food. The chicks will hatch between 28 to 49 days. Sharks will prey on these penguins.