Published on: September 20, 2021

HUMBOLDT PENGUIN

HUMBOLDT PENGUIN

March What is in news : Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo announced the addition of two new Humboldt penguin chicks this year.

http://mccallsnurseries.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=http:/mccallsnurseries.com/ About :

  • Endemic to the Pacific coasts of Chile and Peru
  • Medium-sized species among at least 17 species
  • There are between 17 and 19 species
  • The largest, the Emperor penguin, stands at over 4 ft tall while the Little penguin has a maximum height of 1 ft. Humboldt penguins have an average height of just over 2 ft.
  • The Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus Humboldt) belongs to a genus that is commonly known as the ‘banded’ group.’