Emperor penguin

by pineapple and dogseal

description

The emperor penguin is the largest of 17 species of penguins at 1.15m (45 in) tall. It is also the only animal to inhabit the open ice of Antarctica during the winter.


To survive in this severely frigid climate, emperor penguins are equipped with several special adaptation

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Habitat

The emperor penguin is the largest of 17 species of penguin at 1.15 m (45 in.) tall. It is also the only animal to inhabit the open ice of Antarctica during the winter.

Diet

Penguins eat krill (a shrimp-like crustacean in the Family Euphausiidae), squids, and fishes. Various species of penguins have slightly different food preferences, which reduce competition among species.