Today you will discover the fantastic animals called penguins. Did you recognize that penguins are birds? Like all birds, penguins are warm-blooded, have beaks and feathers and also lay eggs. However, penguins can not fly. Rather than wings they have flippers, which makes them outstanding swimmers.
There are lots of kinds of penguins, they vary in dimensions and also by the black and also white patterns on their heads. Some types of penguins are: the Little Penguin, the Rockhopper Penguin, the Adelie Penguin, the African Penguin, the King Penguin and also the Emperor Penguin.
Penguins are hunters. They quest in the sea, and their main food is fish. They can likewise consume krill, squid as well as various other tiny sea creatures. Penguins' opponents at sea are larger killers– such as sharks, orcas as well as seals.
Penguins live just in the southerly hemisphere. The majority of them reside in Antarctica which is an icy continent at the South Pole. You can also see penguins on the shores of Africa, Australia and also South America.
Penguins have a thick layer of fat and also snugly loaded plumes that makes it feasible for them to reside in extremely cool environments. When on the ground, they jump or sway on their hind feet. Penguins can likewise rest on their bellies and slide promptly on ice and also snow. Typically penguins reside in big swarms, as much as several thousand animals in one area. This helps them secure themselves as well as their babies versus predators and also keep warm in low temperatures. Penguins develop pairs to lay eggs and look after the chicks. The mother penguin lays one or two eggs, and also the two parents sit on the eggs in turns to keep them cozy.
Penguins are really friendly as well as curious pets. They have no anxiety of individuals and also eagerly approach them.
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