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Near Threatened #65 Fiordland Penguin (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugApr 28, 2022, 8:20:36 AM

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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