Defend the Galapagos Penguin

Save the population of this endangered species!

The Galapagos Penguin

By: Jessie Lian

Being endangered, the Galapagos penguin, otherwise known as the Spheniscus mendiculus hangs on survival by a thread, having a population less than 2000. They are the smallest of the South American Penguins, and are approximately 50 centimeters in height and weigh about 4.8 pounds. These penguins are usually located on Fernadia Island and and on the west coast of Isabella Island.

Why you should you save these penguins?

Galapagos penguins are one of world's most rarest penguins with an estimated population less than two-thousand breeding pairs. Also, they are the only species of penguin found north of the equator and live in the Galapagos.

These are examples of Galapagos Penguins

Help save the Galapagos Penguin!!

Work Together

Plenty of people are trying to save this remarkable penguin species, so join them to help them succeed. Their habitats should stay about 59 degrees to 82 degrees Fahrenheit and they live on land and in the sea, so make those penguins feel at home. Go outside and yell proudly, "I am going to help save lives, animal or human being! And I'm going accomplish that mission with determination!"