Types of PenguinThere are 16 different species of penguin living in the world today. Each species belongs to a larger grouping of closely related species known as a genus. The living penguins comprise six genera (the plural of genus). You can see which species belong to each genus either by starting at the Index or by clicking on the Menu button in the top left and looking under Types of Penguin. Otherwise, if you wish to go straight to the information about a particular species, click on its picture below.
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