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All About Penguins

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Fairy penguins, little penguins or Eudyptula minor, no matter what you call them the peguins of Phillip Island are amazing creatures. Weighing just one kilogram and standing 33 centimeters tall these little birds can still dive up to 73 meters and hold their breath for 113 seconds! Want to know more?

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  Download the Little Penguin Nature Notes

 

 

 

 

What goes on inside a little penguin burrow? Check out our LIVE burrow camera feed below!

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View some pre-recorded penguin burrow camera footage, including the adorable litte penguin chick born in the 2013-14 summer.

 

Of the 17 species of penguins, our little penguins are the smallest. They are also the only penguins with blue feathers instead of black. To find out about the other species download our Nature Notes. 

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All about seals        

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Home to around 30,000 Australian fur seals, Seal Rocks can be found one kilometer off the Nobbies.

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 Download the Australian Fur Seals Nature Notes

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 Visit the Australian Fur Seal Education Website 

                                                                             

All about koalas                                                                                                                 

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Our Koala Conservation Centre is home to between 20 and 40 koalas. After monitoring declining population numbers of Phillip Island the Koala Conservation centre was established in 1991 to provide a safe haven for these adorable marsupials.

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Discover more about the unique animals and habitats found on Phillip Island by downloading our Nature Notes. Perfect for school projects or increasing your wildlife knowledge!

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 Little Penguins

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 Penguins of the World

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 Australian Fur Seals

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 Koalas

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Short-tailed Shearwaters

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Birds of Summerlands

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Blue Ringed Octopus

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Hooded Plovers 

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Perils of Ferals

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Intertidal Life

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Cape Woolamai 

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Formation and role of Phillip Island Nature Parks