The African penguin

The Cape Penguin, a resident of the South African coasts, survives the challenging marine conditions and symbolizes the perseverance of seabirds against the challenges of the coastal environment.

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Keyfacts about The African Penguin

45 cm

Average Height

3 kg

Average Weight

38 days

Hatching Period


Identity Card

  • Name:  The African Penguin
  • Scientific Name: Spheniscus demersus
  • Origin: South African coasts
  • IUCN Status: Endangered
  • CITES: Appendix II

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