Facts About Penguins.

  • Penguins have 17 species and they are found in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • The highest Penguin is approximately 4 ft.
  • The Gentoo Penguin can swim 22 mph.
  • Penguins sleep a few minutes at a time by the water.
  • Penguins are usually unseen and are alone so when they get cold they huddle in to a ball.
  • The Penguins form a line to take turns in the sunlight because there is only a small bit of sun and they keep the warmth in their fur so they can stay warm for a long time.
  • One type of Penguin that cannot freeze to death are Emperor Penguins. Emperor Penguins cannot freeze to death if they huddle in big tight groups because they have more fur and they have thicker body temperatures.
  • The Penguins use their flippers to keep them active by swimming really fast to keep themselves warm. All the Penguins other than the Gentoo Penguins can swim up to 15 mph.
  • An Emperor Penguin and the baby Penguin remain calm and peaceful throughout the day.
  • Penguins are the one of the smartest creatures alive.

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