GALAPAGOS PENGUINS (Spheniscus mendiculus)
- Up to 21 in. (53 cm)
- 5-6 lb (2.5 kg)
- Galapagos Islands
They breed mainly in caves or crevices of old lava flows and in burrows.
The smallest of the Spheniscus penguins, Galapagos penguins have a narrow, white stripe on the head and their flippers are almost entirely black.
- Crevices and burrows of old lava flows
- Small fishes like sardines and mullet
- Sharks, earred barn owls, Galapagos hawk, feral cats, feral dogs
- 1,500-4,000 breeding pairs
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