Animals Wildlife 10 Places Where Penguins Live in the Wild By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated October 11, 2018 Paul Grace Photography Somersham / Getty Images Share Twitter Pinterest Email Animals Wildlife Pets Animal Rights Endangered Species We all know that the penguins live in Antartica, right? Well it's true that some of them do, but only two of the family's 18 species actually live there. Where do the rest of them live? Aside from the poor things stuck in captivity, all the other penguins live in Southern Hemisphere – and in fact, on every continent there. The most northerly of penguin species, the Galapagos penguin, lives on the, yes, the Galapagos Islands. On the other end, the most most southerly penguin colony on the planet is a group of Adélie that nest near Camp Royds, Antarctica. But penguins also naturally inhabit a number of other places in-between; which you can see in the following postcards – obviously written be penguins and sent to their penguin friends and family near and far. 1. Antarctica Latin American Travel Company 2. Argentina Latin American Travel Company 3. Australia Latin American Travel Company 4. Chile Latin American Travel Company 5. Falkland Islands Latin American Travel Company 6. Galápagos Islands Latin American Travel Company 7. Gough Island 8. New Zealand Latin American Travel Company 9. South Africa Latin American Travel Company 10. South Sandwich Islands Latin American Travel Company You can see the postcards plus further information on where to find penguins in their natural habitat at the Latin America Travel Company.