The King Penguin is a species of penguin that can be found in the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans and is listed as least concerned.
Reasons for least concern status - Climate change, resource competition (commercial fishing).
Conservation efforts - Protecting nesting habitat. Ecotourism and public access are restricted. They live in a protected area.
King Penguin Facts -
Science Name: Aptenodytes patagonicus
Size: 70 - 100 cm
Weight: 9.3 - 18 kg
Native Locations: South Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean
Lifespan: 26 years (wild) 41 years (captivity)
Population: 2.2 m breeding pairs
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)
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