By: Cole Duron
Rockhopper penguins have a special mark on their eye that are red that glow…Also they have a mark on their head/eyebrow that is yellow. There weight is between 5 and 8 pounds, they are also about 23 to 18 inches tall. Rockhopper are the smallest penguins of the penguin species. Rockhopper penguins kind of look similar to a macaroni penguin.
• Types of Food:
Rockhopper penguins get there name by jumping from rock to rock with both feet together , it helps them catch food.
– Krill – Squid – Small fish
Breeding The male penguin sits on the eggs for 4 months . After the egg hatches the male penguin watches after the chick while the female goes to find food for the chick. The Rockhopper penguins build their nest on a rocky sloop
Swimming â€˘ Rockhopper penguins are the only penguins that enter the water feet first. Rockhopper penguins are the fastest penguins.