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For the pet counterpart to this animal, see Pet Penguin
Adorable and quick, penguins are perfect animals for Jammers who are speedy and wouldn't mind living with all their friends!
~ Animal Jam Insider's Guide's summary on the Penguin
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The Penguin is a non-member land and ocean animal that was released on February 17, 2012. They were formerly members-only until they became available for all Jammers on June 21, 2012.

Default Appearance

Penguins are in default light navy-blue, with a white underbelly and emerald green eyes in official Animal Jam artwork, and are depicted similarly, except possessing charcoal-gray eyes.



Acts Description
Sit Sits with their wings behind them, with flippers resting on ground with feet directly in front of it
Dance Stands on one foot, wobbles, then switches to the other and spins
Sleep Lays on back, breathing quickly
Play Flips forward, wheels to the side, flips backwards, and bows left-right
Hop Hops quickly, appearing to fatten as touching ground


Acts Description
Pose Swims in an Egg Beater Paddle
Dance Reeling fins, places a fin on beak and sinks downward
Dive Swims downward and up
Swirl Swims in circles
Play Inflates, and exhales bubbles; spinning in a circle


  • Marco, who is believed to be the Penguin Alpha, would be smaller than the average Animal Jam Penguin due to his species being different, and compared to a normal penguin might be very small. Based on his appearance, Marco could possibly be a Rockhopper Penguin.
  • The Penguin's belly color is a secret white that the player cannot obtain. Once they change its color, they won't be able to get it back unless a new penguin is purchased.
  • If a penguin is wearing a slingshot while sleeping, a strange glitch causes the slingshot to move up and down, get bigger, shrink, and grow bigger again. This pattern repeats.
  • Penguins were the second non-member underwater animal available.
  • When the player goes to the Pet Stop with a Polar Bear (Pet) they can buy a mini penguin.
  • On December 18th, 2015, the Pet Penguin was added to the Diamond Shop.
  • The penguin is the only non-flying bird in Animal Jam.
  • There is a glitch that when the penguin is sleeping with a top hat on the top hat sometimes disappears into the ground.
  • The Penguin is the first bird in Animal Jam, with the next birds being the Eagle, Owl, Falcon, and the Toucan.
  • The Sheep Cloak appears a light gray color on the Penguin in the user's player card.



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  • Penguins

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    • huggy...melba...ooohhh
    • i am going to close this thread. it doesnt really matter anymore. this is more of an ACW thing.

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