Gentoo Penguin Top Speed

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TOP SPEED

22.4 mph

36 kmh

Gentoo Penguins form small colonies on islands surrounding Antarctica . To make their nests they use rocks , moss and feathers . A prominent tail, bright orange-red bill, and the blazing white patch on their eyes are the striking features of these species that makes them stand out from other members of the penguin family . They dive almost 450 times a day to forage for food .

Photo Credit: birdeden.com