The Emperor Penguin

The Emperor Penguin, with its distinctive black and white plumage, gracefully dances along the southern shores. As an agile seabird, it juggles between the waves, offering a stunning display of acrobatics in its oceanic environment. However, it faces growing challenges in an ever-changing marine world.

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Keyfacts about the Emperor Penguin

80 cm

Average Height

5,9 kg

Average Weight

35 days

Hatching Duration


Identity Card

  • Name: Emperor Penguin
  • Scientific Name: Pygoscelis papua
  • Origin: Subantarctic islands
  • IUCN Status: Least Concern
  • CITES: —

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