Protection Status

Endangered »

Endangered Species Act

Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Galapagos penguin is listed as endangered.

Endangered »

IUCN Red List

Out of the 18 penguin species listed, four are listed as endangered, seven as vulnerable, and two as near threatened.

Appendix I »

CITES

The Humboldt penguin is protected under Appendix I and the African penguin is protected under Appendix II.