The Fiordland Penguin or also known as the Fiordland Crested Penguin Tawaki or Pokotiwha is a species of penguin native to New Zealand and is listed as near-threatened.
Reasons for near-threatened status - Introduced species, habitat fragmentation, pollution.
Conservation efforts - N/A
Fiordland Penguin Facts -
Science Name: Eudyptes pachyrhynchus
Size: 60 cm
Weight: 2 -6 kg
Native Locations: New Zealand
Lifespan: 10 - 20 years
Population: 2,500 - 3,000 breeding pairs
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)
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