wild and strange animals

penguins

penguins

  • Penguins are flightless birds.
  • While other birds have wings for flying, penguins have adapted flippers to help them swim in the water.
  • Most penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • The Galapagos Penguin is the only penguin specie that ventures north of the equator in the wild.
  • Large penguin populations can be found in countries such as New Zealand, Australia, Chile, Argentina and South Africa.
  • No penguins live at the North Pole.
  • Penguins eat a range of fish and other sealife that they catch underwater.
  • Penguins spend around half their time in water and the other half on land.
  • There are many types of penguins such as king, emperor, Galapagos and more. The penguins are different in color, size and shape.
  • Imperial is the largest species of penguins in the Antarctic freezing and the smallest species live in the warm waters of the archipelago galapg.

  • When nesting the male incubates the egg from the female. The female leaves to look for food until she returns the male guards the eggs.

    The incubation period lasts two months, during which the male Penguin doesn't eat at all. The male penguin known his devotion father role, and together with the female they raise their chicks.



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