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Humboldt_Pinguin im Wasser

Humboldt penguin
Spheniscus humboltii / Humboldt penguin

Humboldt-Pinguin
Habitat
Coastal waters
Continent
Südamerika
Food
Fish and cephalopods
Gestation/breeding period
about 40 days
Mode of life
small groups, larger colonies during breeding season
Class
Birds
Order
Pinguine

Did you know that?

~ 70 cm
size

~ 4 kg
weight

~ 30 years
age

How endangered are Humboldt penguins?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Humboldt-Pinguin
    Vulnerable
    Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

The Humboldt penguin can dive up to 30 metres deep.

Humboldt-Pinguin beim Schwimmen

Humboldt penguin at the zoo tour

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