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Everything You Wanted to Know About Antarctic Penguins

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There are living on or near Antarctica today. Discover Penguins & More QuarkExpeditions.com PenguinWatch.org 8 Most penguins swim underwater at up to seven miles per hour (mph), but the fastest penguin, the gentoo, can reach top speeds of mph! UP TO UNDERWATER PENGUINS KRILL The life expectancy of a penguin is up to years. Emperor lbs lbs King lbs Gentoo lbs Magellanic lbs Macaroni lbs Adélie lbs Chinstrap lbs Rockhopper LBS Penguins living in Antarctica Humans living in Antarctica – Penguins eat an average of grams of krill per day. . . . GET TO KNOW... YOUR ANTARCTIC PENGUINS! G GETTING AROUND ROOKERY INCUBATION PERIOD Depending on the species, incubation lengths range from days for Adélies to days for Emperors. Penguins prefer sliding — or 'tobogganing' — on their bellies as an ecient way to travel. LARGEST PENGUIN Emperors are the largest penguin breed, and only species to breed during the Antarctic winter. ON THE MENU Penguins are fond of squid, sh and crustaceans, such as krill. C A N H O L D T H E I R B R E A T H 45" 30" AVERAGE HEIGHT 15" 0" . . . . . UP TO . LIFE CYCLE A penguin nest is made up of rocks. A colony of nests are called a 'rookery'

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