How did jackass penguins get the name?

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because they bray like donkeys to attract mates during mating season

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Jackass penguins got their name from the loud braying sounds they make that resemble the sounds of a donkey, hence the "jackass" reference. These penguins are also known as African penguins or black-footed penguins.

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