Rockhopper Penguin

Rockhopper Penguin

S. Rockhopper Penguins (Eudyptes chrysocome) and N. Rockhopper Penguins (Eudyptes moseleyi) have an exotic appearance and three subspecies, distributed in several islands of the southern hemisphere.

Penguin Evolution

Penguin Evolution

It is believed that the penguins are derived from a type of bird that is able to fly. Yet they needed to be able to adapt to the waters if they were going to be able to survive.