Australian Little Penguin

Taronga Zoo is home to Australian Little Penguins which are the smallest of the 18 penguin species and the only one to breed in Australia.
Region: Australia
Scientific name: Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae

Scientific Classification

Species class: Aves
Genus: Eudyptula
Order:  Sphenisciformes
Phylum:  Chordate
Species: Little penguin (minor)

Conservation Status

Least Concern
Population Trend Decreasing
Year Assessed 2009

See this animal at

Taronga Zoo