Stock Photo: King penguins Aptenodytes patagonicus in downy plumage often called ´okum boys´ on South Georgia Island, Southern Ocean. King penguins Aptenodytes patagonicus in downy plumage often called ´okum boys´ on South Georgia Island, Southern Ocean MORE INFO The king penguin is the second largest species of penguin at about 90 cm 3 ft tall and weighing 11 to 16 kg 24 to 35 lb, second only to the emperor penguin The total population is estimated to be 2 23 million pairs and is increasing The king pe