Presentation on theme: "By Meghan. The Rock hopper penguin lives on the islands north of Antarctica, from Chile to new Zealand."— Presentation transcript:
The Rock hopper penguin lives on the islands north of Antarctica, from Chile to new Zealand.
The Rock hopper penguin lives on grasses on rocky coastlines.
The Rock hopper has funky yellow feathers on their heads. The Rock hopper penguin is black and white. Its webbed feet are pink at the top and black at the button.
Rock hopper penguins are meat eaters. Its favorite foods are lantern fish, smaller types of fish, octopus, Costa,oceans species of small squid and krill.
Rock hopper penguins predators are blue sharks, leopard seals and fur including skulls, petrels and kelp gulls are the Rock hopper penguins predators.
Rock hopper penguins sometimes have no feathers as they go into their molting period(shedding of feathers for and new coat.)Rock hopper penguins are the smallest of the crested penguins and has yellow tassels. Rock hopper penguins use their webbed feet for swimming and catching prey.
Rock hopper penguin has its breeding site on rocky cliffs lifecycle of an rock hopper penguin breeds during the summer mouths. Female penguin lays two eggs. When the penguins have mated they create a rocky burrow. They are 16 to 18 inches tall. The weigh about 4.4 to 7.5 pounds.
The only live for 10 years. They like to talk to each other nonverbally; shacking there heads, moving there flippers, bowing and rubbing there beaks. They have blood red eyes and a red orange beak. They can dive up to 330 feet in frigid water. They often burst from the water near shore and land on rocks with a belly flop.