The Largest and Smallest Penguins in the World

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7. Erect-crested penguin
> Weight: 6.5-14 lbs.
> Height: 22-25 inches
> Habitat: New Zealand and the Antipodes and Bounty Islands
> Life expectancy in wild: 10 years
> Threat level: Endangered

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6. Gentoo penguin
> Weight: 10.25-14.25 lbs.
> Height: 28-31 inches
> Habitat: South Georgia, South Sandwich, and Falkland Islands
> Life expectancy in wild: 10-15 years
> Threat level: Low

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5. Magellanic penguin
> Weight: 8.25-14.25 lbs.
> Height: 24-26 inches
> Habitat: Argentina and Chile
> Life expectancy in wild: 10 years
> Threat level: Near threatened

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4. Royal penguin
> Weight: 9-18 lbs.
> Height: 25-27 inches
> Habitat: Macquarie, Bishop, and Clerk Islands in Australia
> Life expectancy in wild: 12 years
> Threat level: Near threatened

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3. Yellow-Eyed penguin
> Weight: 9.54-18.75 lbs.
> Height: 24-29 inches
> Habitat: Campbell, Auckland, and Stewart Islands
> Life expectancy in wild: 9-10 years
> Threat level: Endangered