The Largest and Smallest Penguins in the World

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12. Fiordland penguin
> Weight: 5.5-10.75 lbs.
> Height: 21-23 inches
> Habitat: South Island of New Zealand, and Stewart and Solander Islands
> Life expectancy in wild: N/A
> Threat level: Vulnerable

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11. Chinstrap penguin
> Weight: 7.5-11 lbs.
> Height: 26-29 inches
> Habitat: Sandwich, South Shetland, and South Orkney Islands
> Life expectancy in wild: 12 years
> Threat level: Low

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10. Adélie penguin
> Weight: 8.5-11.75 lbs.
> Height: 24-27 inches
> Habitat: Antarctica
> Life expectancy in wild: 10 years
> Threat level: Low

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9. Humboldt penguin
> Weight: 7.75-13 lbs.
> Height: 24-26 inches
> Habitat: Chile and Peru
> Life expectancy in wild: 10-12 years
> Threat level: Vulnerable

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8. Macaroni penguin
> Weight: 8-14 lbs.
> Height: 24-27 inches
> Habitat: South Georgia, Kerguelen, and Heard Islands
> Life expectancy in wild: 12 years
> Threat level: Vulnerable