With flamboyant red-orange beaks, white-feather caps, and peach-colored feet, gentoo penguins stand out against their drab, rock-strewn Antarctic habitat. These charismatic waddlers, who populate the Antarctic Peninsula and numerous islands around the frozen continent, are the penguin world’s third largest members, reaching a height of 30 inches (76 centimeters) and a weight of 12 pounds (5.5 kilograms).

With flamboyant red-orange beaks, white-feather caps, and peach-colored feet, gentoo penguins stand out against their drab, rock-strewn Antarctic habitat. These charismatic waddlers, who populate the Antarctic Peninsula and numerous islands around the frozen continent, are the penguin world’s third largest members, reaching a height of 30 inches (76 centimeters) and a weight of 12 pounds (5.5 kilograms).

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua)

Gentoo Penguins- The long-tailed Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua, is a penguin species in the genus Pygoscelis, most closely associated with the Adélie penguin and the Chinstrap penguin

Gentoo Penguins- The long-tailed Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua, is a penguin species in the genus Pygoscelis, most closely associated with the Adélie penguin and the Chinstrap penguin

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