PENGUINS – A FLIGHTLESS BIRD

You may have of heard of the flightless bird called Spheniscidae also known as the penguin. All penguins live in a huge family up to 2,000 members.

Unlike most birds penguins can’t fly. And most people ask why do they even have wings if they can’t fly? Their wings are helpful flippers under the water so they can swim and find food faster.

There is 17 different species of penguins. One of the most colorful penguins are the Emperor Penguin and the most famous specie is the Little Penguin who looks like the character from Happy Feet. 

A most astonishing fact about penguins is they can live up to 60 full years. Penguin’s main diet consists of eating fish.

When Penguins have their eggs the dads hold the eggs between their feet until the eggs hatch. Most penguins live in Antarctica but some live in hotter places. Unlike my penguin friends residing on my blog real penguins need water to swim in and a nice cold area.

Penguins are one of the most liked animals in the animal kingdom and as a result there are many movies about them like Happy Feet and Mr. Poppers Penguins.

I love penguins and I hope you do too.

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