Stock Photo: King penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus adult feeding chick at breeding and nesting colony at St Andrews Bay on South Georgia, Southern Ocean. King penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus adult feeding chick at breeding and nesting colony at St Andrews Bay on South Georgia, 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 millio