学 名：Spheniscus magellanicus
分 类：企鹅目 企鹅科
Scientific Name：Spheniscus magellanicus
English Name：Magellanic Penguin
Distribution：Argentina, Chile and Falkland Islands
Habits and Characteristics：The Magellanic Penguin is the largest species of the temperate penguins. They are mainly distributed along the stormy, rocky coast shores of South America. The breeding season begins in September each year, when the penguins migrate from Brazil to Argentina and Chile. Those social animals, build the nests in the thick grass or bushes. They feed on fish, krill and crustaceans. They become sexually mature at the age of 4-5 and two eggs are laid each litter after mating. They can live up to 15 years.