Oldest living penguin in captivity
  • This record is for the oldest living penguin in captivity.
  • This record is to be attempted by any species of penguin.
  • This record is measured in years and days.
  • For the purpose of this record, penguins (family Spheniscidae) are a group of aquatic birds. Highly adapted for life in the water, penguins have counter shaded dark and white plumage and flippers for swimming. Most penguins feed on krill, fish, squid and other forms of sea life which they catch while swimming underwater.