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African Penguin. By Jessie. Habitat. The African Penguin lives on the coast of Africa and on nearby islands. Description. Weight 4.5-11 pounds Size 27 inches tall Color Black with white stomach. O ffspring. These penguins keep the same partner

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habitat
Habitat

The African Penguin lives on the coast of Africa and on nearby islands

description
Description

Weight

4.5-11 pounds

Size

27 inches tall

Color

Black with white stomach

o ffspring
Offspring

These penguins keep the same partner

1 penguin sits on the eggs and relies on the other for food.

They start breeding from 2-6 years of age

2 eggs are laid

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Diet

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Fish

Krill

Squid

p redators
Predators

Penguin from oil spill

These penguins are hunted by humans

Oil pollution is affecting these penguins too

remaining population
Remaining population

There are only about 72,000 pairs left

A reason why these penguins are endangered is because of uncontrolled harvesting of penguin eggs and guano scraping

African penguins are considered vulnerable

how we are protecting them now
How we are protecting them now

The zoos are taking them in for them to breed so the eggs don’t get eaten.

fun facts
Fun Facts

The African penguin sounds like a donkey

In the 1900s there were 2 million penguins

Penguin feathers are stiff and overlap in layers to trap air next to the skin making their coat both wind and water proof

works cited
Works cited

Toledo Zoo “African Penguin” Internet http://www.toledozoo.org/animals/factpages/birds/penguin/data.html10 October 2012

Lowry Park Zoo “African Penguin” Internet http://www.lowryparkzoo/bio.safari,african-penguin.php10 October 2012

Bristol Zoo African Penguin http://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/africanpenguin11 October 2012

Seneca Park Zoo African Penguin http://www.senecaparkzoo.org/directory.aspx?category=bird&aid=511 October 2012

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