Chill

The zoo's most mellow penguins. In the winter months our kings take their keepers for leisurely strolls around the zoo grounds. Avid belly floppers.

Conservation Status

Source: IUCN

Penguin Plunge Mini Map

You can find this animal in
Penguin Plunge

At a Glance

Scientific Name

Aptenodytes patagonicus

Weight

13.5 - 16 kg (29.8 - 35.3 lb.)

Height

94 cm (37 in.)

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Habitat

Varies by species

Diet

Fish, squid, krill