Malting Humboldt Penguin

The Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti) or Patranca is a South American penguin, breeding in coastal Peru and Chile. Its nearest relatives are the African Penguin, the Magellanic Penguin and the Galápagos Penguin. The penguin is named after Alexander von Humboldt, a naturalist and explorer who first described the animal to the scientific community.

Ref: Humboldt Penguin

Date: 16/08/2007

Location: Curraghs Wildlife Park

Photographer: Martin Skidmore

Malting Humboldt Penguin
Malting Humboldt Penguin

The Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti) or Patranca is a South American penguin, breeding in coastal Peru and Chile. Its nearest relatives are the African Penguin, the Magellanic Penguin and the Galápagos Penguin. The penguin is named after Alexander von Humboldt, a naturalist and explorer who first described the animal to the scientific community.

Ref: Humboldt Penguin

Date: 16/08/2007

Location: Curraghs Wildlife Park

Photographer: Martin Skidmore