Humboldt penguin

Spheniscus humboldti

Humboldt penguin

The penguin wings have evolved in order to adapt to the aquatic environment.

If they have renounced flying in the air, their compact wings are really efficient fins : they can reach 35 km/h under water.

4 kg
60-70 cm
fish
40 - 42 days
South America
vulnerable

Birth

The first baby penguin of Biotropica !

bébé manchot