Galapagos penguin

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Galapagos penguin
Adult male swimmin
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Sphenisciformes
Faimily: 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Spheniscus mendiculus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 16 Julie 2012. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)