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Penguins

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All about penguins, where they live, types and experiences. Very detailed

All about penguins, where they live, types and experiences. Very detailed

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  • 1. PENGUINS
  • 2. Penguins
    Found: Southern Hemisphere
    Size: 40cm to 110 cm
    Species: 17
    Status: 13 Not endangered
    2 endangered
    2 vulnerable
    Diet: Krill, Squid, Fish
    Penguins are a species of birds that lay eggs. They are warm blooded, at temperatures of around 40°. Unlike other birds, penguins cannot fly. They are thought to of evolved 40 million years ago. The outer part of the penguin’s feather is waterproof, to keep water away from the skin. The average penguin lives for 15-20 years, with a high mortality rate. Some penguins can live 75% of their live in the water. Many penguins can reach speeds of up to 10mph.
  • 3. The Species of Penguin
    Adelie Penguin
    African Penguin
    Blue Penguin
    Chinstrap Penguin
    Emperor Penguin
    Erect Crested Penguin
    FiordlandPenguin
    Galapagos Penguin
    Gentoo Penguin
    Humboldt Penguin
    King Penguin
    Macaroni Penguin
    Magellanic Penguin
    Rockhopper Penguin
    Royal Penguin
    Snares Penguin
    Yellow-Eyed Penguin
  • 4. Where Are They Found?
    Galapagos Penguin: Only penguins north of the equator
  • 5. Species
    Galapagos:
    Found only on Galapagos Islands
    3rd smallest species
    Status: ENDANGERED
    Emperor:
    Trek 30-80 miles to breed in groups
    3rd smallest species
    Status: LEAST CONCERN
    Humboldt:
    Found in Peru and Chile
    Named after water it swims in
    Status: VULNERABLE
  • 6. Species
    Rockhopper:
    99% breed on Gough Island and Tristan da Cunha
    Oil spill in March 2011 wiped out mass
    Status: ENDANGERED
    Blue:
    Found in Australia and New Zealand, maybe Chile
    Smallest species, 30-33cm tall
    Status: LEAST CONCERN
    Macaroni:
    Adults weight on average 5.5kg and stand at 70cm
    Hunted greatly by Leopard Seal
    Status: VULNERABLE
  • 7. Penguin Hoax
    Florida 1940
    Several people reported large, 3 toed animal tracks in Clearwater Beach, Florida. More found along Suwannee River – 40 miles away. Couple reported being harasses by penguin like creature from the sea. Later sighted at distance, described 4.5m tall, alligator like feet. At same time, boat off Florida Gulf Coast reported penguin like creature floating on water. Later seen on airplane over Suwannee River. Sighter, a zoologist, said creature was giant penguin out of normal habitat.
  • 8. Penguin Hoax
    This is in fact ‘Florida Three-Toes’.
    It is held by owner Ivan T. Sanderson in 1948.

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