The fairy penguin, also known as the little penguin or blue penguin (Eudyptula minor), is an enchanting and charismatic species that captivates hearts worldwide. These pint-sized penguins, standing at around 30 centimeters tall, are native to coastal regions of southern Australia and New Zealand. With their blue feathers, white bellies, and charming waddle, they exude cuteness and charm. Fairy penguins are skilled divers and agile swimmers, navigating the ocean in search of fish and small squid. However, they face threats from habitat loss, pollution, and predation. Conservation efforts, including protected nesting sites and education, play a crucial role in ensuring the survival of these delightful creatures.
IUCN status: Least Concern
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