Galapagos penguins in the Galápagos Islands

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Tue, 12/31/2019 - 11:53

The Galápagos penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) is one of four species of the genus of the African penguins (Spheniscus). It occurs worldwide only on the Galápagos Islands and is the rarest penguin species with around 1,200 individuals (as of 2004).

We publish the photo with the kind permission of the travel photographers

Renate and Jürgen Saibic from NRW, Herne

Order (animal classification)
Species (animal classification)
Continent or ocean


Picture 1: Galapagos penguin