Penguin Parade: Meet the Wondrous Types of Penguins

29th April, 2024


Antarctic Giant: The largest penguin, known for harsh-weather breeding and their incredible 'huddles.'

Emperor Penguin

Colorful Royalty: Second largest, with bright orange patches, resembling a regal king or queen.

King Penguin

Antarctic Classic: The 'stereotypical' penguin with a black and white tuxedo and rings around their eyes.

Adélie Penguin

Speedy Swimmers: Fastest penguin underwater, known for their bright red beaks and white flashes above the eye.

Gentoo Penguin

Stylish Marking: Their thin black 'chinstrap' line makes them easy to identify in a crowd.

Chinstrap Penguin

Fancy Feathers: Golden crests above their eyes give them a flamboyant and unforgettable look.

Macaroni Penguin

Adorable and Tiny: The smallest penguin species, with feathers that actually have a bluish tint.

Little Blue Penguin (or Fairy Penguin)

Rare Beauty: Native to New Zealand, with a striking band of yellow feathers around their eyes.

Yellow-Eyed Penguin

Spikey-Haired: Feathers above their eyes look like wild eyebrows, and they hop between rocks!

Rockhopper Penguins

Warm-Weather Penguins: Live surprisingly far north for penguins found in South Africa.

African Penguin

With 18 penguin species in all, there's amazing diversity to be discovered. Each type is special!