Galapagos Penguin

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Galapagos Penguin
Male Galápagos penguin.jpg
Adult male swimmin
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Sphenisciformes
Family: Spheniscidae
Genus: Spheniscus
Species: S. mendiculus
Binomial name
Spheniscus mendiculus
Sundevall, 1871
Distribution o the Galápagos Penguin

The Galapagos Penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) is a penguin endemic tae the Galapagos Islands. It is the anly penguin that lives north o the equator in the wild. It can survive due tae the cuil temperaturs resultin frae the Humboldt Current an cuil watters frae great depths broucht up bi the Cromwell Current. The Galapagos Penguin is ane o the bandit penguins, the ither species o which live maistly on the coasts o Africae an mainland Sooth Americae.

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