Jackass penguin, black-footed penguin
- There are black spots all over the penguin’s chest. The pattern of these spots is different in every species.
- They have got loud voices which is what earns the penguin’s name.
- A penguin may eat up to 540 grams of prey every day.
Size & Weight
HEIGHT: 60–70 cm (24–28 in)
WEIGHT: 2.2–3.5 kg (4.9–7.7 lb)
Namibia, Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Boulder’s Beach, Betty’s Bay
Engraulis capensis, pichards
Number of Eggs
60 to 130 days
10 to 27 years (wild)
30 years (captivity)
Mongoose, orca, Cape fur seal, genet, shark, caracal, kelp gull