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Penguin Species, Information on Different Penguin Species

There are 17 species of penguins world-wide. Here are the 17 species of penguins.

Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae)

African penguins (Spheniscus demersus)

Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica)

Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri)

Erect-crested penguins (Eudyptes sclateri)

Fiordland penguins (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus)

Galapagos penguins (Spheniscus mendiculus)

Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua)

Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti)

King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus )

Little (Blue) penguins (Eudyptula minor)

Macaroni penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus)

Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus)

Rockhopper penguins (Eudyptes chrysocome)

Royal penguins (Eudyptes schlegeli)

Snares penguins (Eudyptes robustus)

Yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes)