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Penguin presentation

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  • 1. A 3RD GRADE SCIENCE LESSON
    By: Nikolai Dziezyc
    EMPEROR PENGUIN
  • 2. Description
    Largest species of penguins in the world
    Stand up to 48 inches tall (4 feet tall)
    Weight up to 100 pounds.
    Cannot fly
  • 3. Habitat
    Live in Antarctica
    Live in the coldest environment of any bird species
    Temperatures can reach up to -40 degrees
    The only species of animal that never leaves Antarctica
  • 4. Diet
    Antarctic Silverfish
    Crustaceans
  • 5.
  • 6. Migration
    Penguins travel over 50 miles to breeding grounds.
    “March of the Penguins”
    For thousands of years the breeding grounds have been in same place
    Every year all the groups of penguins arrive within a couple hours of each other
  • 7. Breeding Patterns
    A female Emperor Penguin lays one egg and then leave to go hunting
    The male Emperor Penguin sits on the egg to keep it warm for 65 days!
    During that time the male penguins do not eat anything
    After the egg hatches the female penguins return and the male penguins are allowed to leave to find their own food
  • 8. Breeding Patterns continued
    The baby Emperor Penguin does not leave her mother’s pouch for 2 months
    Without the protection of the mother’s pouch the baby could freeze in less than 2 minutes
  • 9. Social Patterns
    With such cold temperatures Emperor Penguins huddle together for warmth
  • 10. The END