PENGUIN WEEK DAY #2
For day two of Penguin Week we’re going South America! That’s right; we’re going to the temperate climates of South America to meet one cute little bird! Are you ready for today’s adventure?
MEET THE HUMBOLDT PENGUIN!
Diet: Carnivore: anchovies, sardines
Length/Weight: 22-26”/10-11 lb
Conservation Status: vulnerable
- Humboldt penguins were named after a cold weather current that goes in their habitat.
- They have a black u shaped stripe on their chest.
- Humboldt penguins have pink faces at the base of their beaks.
- Humboldt penguins nest in underground burrows.
- They form monogamous pairs.
Humboldt penguins are adorable! It’s so cool that they live in rocky outcrops on the coasts and not on an icy continent!