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Online Learning Center | African PenguinAt the Aquarium Information about this penguin, which does not have an Aquarium of the Pacific habitat, is provided because of public interest in these charismatic flightless birds. Geographic Distribution Southwestern coast of Africa in colonies on 24 islands between Namibia and Algoa Bay, South Africa. Habitat These birds live in inshore coastal waters where the temperature is 5-20o C (41-68o F). Physical Characteristics Because of their large head, short, thick neck, torpedo-shaped body, and short legs, the body shape of African Penguins has been compared to that of a bowling pin. The back and face feathers of these penguins are black. Hatchlings are covered in a layer of gray fluffy down. Size Weight: 2.1-3.7 kg (4.6-8.2 Standing height:68-72 cm ( 61-69 in) lb)Males are slightly larger than females and have a slightly larger bill. Diet and Feeding Their diet is mainly small shoaling fish—sardines, anchovies, and mackerel. Reproduction African Penguins are usually monogamous. Behavior