Gentoo penguins live on many of the islands of the Antarctic region but the main colony is on the Falklands. They are about 3 feet tall and weigh about 13 pounds. Their diet consists of krill and some small fish.
Gentoo penguins are easily identifiable by the wide white stripe over the top of their head. It runs from one eye to the other.
Gentoo penguins make nests on the inland grasslands. They pile
stones, grass and sticks to create a circular nest. Like the Adelies
and Chinstrap penguins, the Gentoo will also fight over stones for
These ones live - along with a colony of "King" penguins, at 'Kelly Tarltons Underworld' - Auckland, New Zealand