- Emperor penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri
- 1.3 metre(s)
- Antarctica ()
The world's largest living species of penguin is the emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), native to the frozen southern continent of Antarctica. The males tend to be slightly larger than the females, standing up to 1.3 metres (4 feet 3 inches) tall and weighing as much as 45 kilograms (99 pounds).