Penguin Types

There are 17 species, or types of penguins, all of which live in the southern hemisphere. In captivity in the United States, the most common species are African penguins and Humboldt penguins.

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Click below to read more about your favorite penguin type:

Adelie Penguins
African Penguins
Chinstrap Penguins
Emperor Penguins
Erect-crested Penguins
Fiordland Crested Penguins
Galapagos Penguins
Gentoo Penguins
Humboldt Penguins
King Penguins
Little Blue Penguins
Macaroni Penguins
Magellanic Penguins
Rockhopper Penguins
Royal Penguins
Snares Island Penguins
Yellow-eyed Penguins