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Galapagos Penguin

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Pingüino de Galápagos Alternate name
Spheniscus mendiculus Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Spheniscidae Family
53 cm Length
Rocky shoreline, Coastal inshore water, pelagic continental shelf water & pelagic deep water. Endemic to the Galapagos. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1(2) eggs incubation by both parents 38–40 days. Breeding takes place at any time of year. Clutch
Fish, squid.& crustaceans. Food  
None breeding birds go further out into the ocean. Habits
3844 - TSN: 174465 World Number
Endangered Status

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Czech: tučňák galapážký, Tucnák galapážský
Danish: Galapagospingvin
German: Galapagos Pinguin, Galapagospinguin
English: Galapagos Penguin, Galápagos Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino de Galápagos, Pingüino de las Galápagos, Pingüino de los Galápagos
Spanish (Colombia): Pingüino de Galápagos
Estonian: galápagose pingviin
Finnish: Galapagosinpingviini
French: Manchot des Galapagos
Hebrew: פינגווין גאלאפגוס
Italian: Pinguino delle Galapagos
Japanese: garapagosupengin
Japanese: ガラパゴスペンギン
Latin: Spheniscus mendiculus
Lithuanian: Galapagų pingvinas, Galapaguć pingvinas
Dutch: Galapagospinguïn, Galápagospinguïn
Norwegian: Galapagospingvin
Polish: pingwin równikowy, Pingwinek równikowy
Russian: галапагосский пингвин
Slovak: tucniak galapágsky , Tučniak teplomilný
Swedish: Galapagospingvin
Turkish: Galapagos Penguen
Chinese: 加岛企鹅

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