Emperor Penguin Brittany Alexander Period 6 http://www.travelphotoz.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Emperor-Penguins-Antarc...
Appearance <ul><li>Size: 4ft.  </li></ul><ul><li>Weight: 49-90lbs. </li></ul><ul><li>Color: Black and white with some oran...
Habitat   <ul><li>Found only in Antarctica, living on the ice packs and it’s surrounding oceans. </li></ul><ul><li>The Emp...
Breeding  <ul><li>Sexual maturity: 3-6 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Breeding season: March-December. </li></ul><ul><li>Incubat...
Predators and Prey <ul><li>Penguins usually eat fish, squid, and crustaceans. </li></ul><ul><li>The emperor penguin has fe...
Underwater   <ul><li>Emperor Penguins can dive to a depth of 870ft and can stay under for up to18min.  </li></ul><ul><li>S...
Adaptations <ul><li>They have overlapped feathers that trap warm air to survive freezing conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Classification <ul><li>Kingdom: Animalia  </li></ul><ul><li>Class: Aves </li></ul><ul><li>Order: Sphenisciformes </li></ul...
Other Facts <ul><li>Lifespan: 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>Largest seabird </li></ul><ul><li>On smooth slopes the penguin ca...
Works Cited <ul><li>Gibson, Deborah Chase. &quot;Penguins and Their Homes.&quot; PowerKids Life Science, Rosen Publishing ...
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Brittany Alexander. Period 6. Emperor penguin

  1. 1. Emperor Penguin Brittany Alexander Period 6 http://www.travelphotoz.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Emperor-Penguins-Antarctica.jpg
  2. 2. Appearance <ul><li>Size: 4ft. </li></ul><ul><li>Weight: 49-90lbs. </li></ul><ul><li>Color: Black and white with some orange and yellow. </li></ul><ul><li>They have thick skin with two dozen feathers per sq. inch. </li></ul>http://www.answersingenesis.org/assets/images/articles/aqua/Emperor_Penguin.jpg
  3. 3. Habitat <ul><li>Found only in Antarctica, living on the ice packs and it’s surrounding oceans. </li></ul><ul><li>The Emperor Penguin is very sociable and lives in packs of 500 to 20,000. </li></ul><ul><li>The penguin is usually found around the water but their breeding sites, called rookeries, are found many miles inland on solid ice . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Breeding <ul><li>Sexual maturity: 3-6 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Breeding season: March-December. </li></ul><ul><li>Incubation: 64 days </li></ul><ul><li>The male penguin incubates the egg using a fold of skin under it’s belly. The male does not eat during this time but the female goes out to find food and bring back to the baby. </li></ul>http://edu.glogster.com/media/4/25/63/82/25638201.jpg
  5. 5. Predators and Prey <ul><li>Penguins usually eat fish, squid, and crustaceans. </li></ul><ul><li>The emperor penguin has few enemies but are often killed by leopard seals and killer whales. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Underwater <ul><li>Emperor Penguins can dive to a depth of 870ft and can stay under for up to18min. </li></ul><ul><li>Swim 3-5mph. </li></ul><ul><li>Use wings for paddles. Feet and tail are used to steer. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Adaptations <ul><li>They have overlapped feathers that trap warm air to survive freezing conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>They are blubbery and low to ground so little air can circulate around them. </li></ul><ul><li>Nasal passages minimize heat loss. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Classification <ul><li>Kingdom: Animalia </li></ul><ul><li>Class: Aves </li></ul><ul><li>Order: Sphenisciformes </li></ul><ul><li>Family: Spheniscidae </li></ul><ul><li>Species: Forsteri </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other Facts <ul><li>Lifespan: 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>Largest seabird </li></ul><ul><li>On smooth slopes the penguin can lie on its belly and toboggan across it. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>Gibson, Deborah Chase. &quot;Penguins and Their Homes.&quot; PowerKids Life Science, Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 28 Apr. 2011 < http://www.pklifescience.com/article/373/penguins-and-their-homes >. </li></ul><ul><li>King, Judith: Wildlife Fact File. Pittsburg, PA: International Pasters Pulblishers, 1997 . </li></ul>

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