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African Magellanic

PENGUINS OF THE WORLD
 

There are four penguins in the Spheniscus genera,
 including our own Jackass (or African) Penguin

HUMBOLDT PENGUIN
(Spheniscus humboldti)

 

Part of a set of stamps featuring sea birds issued by Dominica in 1998

The Humboldt Penguin breeds in Chile and Peru.
The are about 60 cms tall and weigh around 4 kgs.
 There are approximately 10 000 breeding pairs.