leopard seals fur seals sea lions blue sharks Brown Skua What animals threaten Rockhopper’s?
There are about 7,340,000 rockhopper penguins in the world. Scientific Name: Eudyptes chrysocome Very noisy Very protective over their young. Lay two eggs and only the biggest one hatches. 46-52cm at the tallest
very protective over their young. Lay two eggs and only the biggest one hatches. Male and Female Guard the eggs and keep them warm for 32 to 34 days. Take turns with each taking care of the eggs for 10 days at a time. When chick is hateched the male keeps the chick warm while the female fishes for food.
In September 2000, penguin conservationists from all over the world gathered at La Serena to discuss ways in which penguins could be protected. A number of wide-ranging proposals were drafted, and the International Penguin Conservation Work Group was made.