Blue or Little Penguin at Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia --- The Little Penguin [Eudyptula minor] is the smallest species of penguin. The penguin, which usually grows to an average of 33 cm (13 in) in height and 43 cm (17 in) in length (though specific measurements vary by subspecies), is found on the coastlines of southern Australia and New Zealand, with possible records from Chile.
"Little Penguins are really beautiful ツ❥ღ♥! !" A family of Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) exiting their burrow. At an average of 33 cm (13 in) in height, 43 cm (17 in) in length, and 1.5 kg (3.3 lb) in weight, this is the smallest species of penguin. It is found on the coastlines of southern Australia and New Zealand, with some colonies popular as tourist attractions. Photo: JJ Harrison File:Eudyptula minor family exiting burrow.jpg
Demanding Penguin Chick, Antarctica by JC Richardson, via Flickr Penguin chicks demand a lot of attention. As we saw on National Geographic Explorer visits to Aitcho Island in the South Shetland Islands, home to a large colony of penguins, including Gentoos. ©Jim Richardson All rights reserved. You can see more of my photography at: www.jimrichardson...