The Chinstrap Penguin is a species of penguin which is found in the South Sandwich Islands, Antarctica, the South Orkneys, South Shetland, South Georgia, Bouvet Island and Balleny. Their name is derived from the black colored band of feathers encircling their chin, much like a chinstrap. Due to their distinctive look, they are one of the most easily identifiable penguins. They grow to be 27 inches, and 13.2 lbs. They build circular nests of rocks on land, and lay 2 eggs which are incubated by the male and female, in six day shifts. The chicks hatch after being incubated for 37 days, and after 20-30 days of living with their parents go off to join a crèche. The Chinstrap Penguin's main diet consists of fish, squid, and krill.

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