Most penguins spend about ¾ of their time in the water. Their bodies are designed to easily adapt to the water.
It is believed that it is their social status that allows them to be able to interact and to survive the harsh winters in many areas.
The Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) has a yellow-orange crest on its head. Is characterized by being one of the most territorial and aggressive species.
The Little Blue Penguin (Eudyptula minor) or Fairy Penguin is the smallest penguin with a weight about 2.6 lb. It is a mainly nocturnal species, and its behavior is slightly aggressive.
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.