Yellow-eyed Penguins

Yellow-eyed Penguin, Megadyptes antipodes

Yellow-eyed Penguin
(Megadyptes antipodes
)

Stats

Family – Spheniscidae – all penguins are in this family
Genus – Megadyptes– there are two species in this genus, the Yellow-eyed penguin and the extinct Waitaha penguin
Species – antipodes
Size – 24-31 inches tall
Weight – 12-18 pounds
Diet – Fish and squid
Conservation Status – Endangered

Habitat

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Yellow-eyed penguin, Dunedin, New Zealand

**Feature image up top New Zealand Yellow Eyed Penguin by Ben Tubby on Flickr**

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