Penguins

Julia Peck
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All about Penguins

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Penguins
  1. What is a penguin?

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    • -Penguins are a group of aquatic, flightless birds.  -They live on every continent in the southern hemisphere. -Their diet  consists of krill, fish and squid.
    1. What do we know about penguins?

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      • -Penguins have been on Earth for more than 60 millions years. - It is still debated over who exactly discovered penguins; some say it was Vasco da Gama or Ferdinand Magellan.
      • http://www.penguins-world.com/penguins-in-history/ -Check out this link for more history of the penguin!
      1. Species of penguins

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        • -There are 16-19 different types of penguins on Earth today.
        1. My favorite species of penguins

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          • -Emperor penguin, Macaroni penguin and Rockhopper penguin
          1. Emperor Penguin

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            • -The biggest penguin living on Earth right now. -Breeds during the Antarctic winter, laying only one egg. Here's a video of Emperor penguins during the winter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfstYSUscBc
            1. Macaroni Penguin

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              • -Has the biggest population with 11,654,000 penguins. -Has distinctive orange feather plumes on face and is referred to as a royal penguin. -Breeds on the Macquarie island (south of Australia). 
              1. Rockhopper Penguin

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                • - One of the smallest penguins weighing only 4-5 pounds. -Has a distinctive red eye. -Received name for literally jumping from rock to rock.
            2. Fun Facts

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              • -Here is a fun website that tells you some fun facts about penguins! http://www.penguins-world.com/facts-about-penguins/
              1. Behaviors of penguins

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                • -Penguins spend up to 75% of their lives in water.  - They are very social birds, creating large groups called "Rookeries" that include thousands of penguins. 
                1. Article on Penguin Behaviors

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                  • https://seaworld.org/en/animal-info/animal-infobooks/penguin/behavior/
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