Aptenodytes patagonicus

King Penguins

Where do they live? South Atlantic and South Indian Ocean, northern reaches of Antarctica, Tierra del Fuego, Falkland Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Crozet Islands, Prince Edward Islands, Heard Island, McDonal Islands, Macquarie Island, South Georgia

What do they eat? Primarily lanternfish, also other small fish, squid, and krill

Conservation Status: Least Concern

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South Georgia king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

@Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark