Do penguins have fur or feathers?
Penguins are birds. Like all birds, they have feathers.
Fur or hair is found on mammals.
Fur or hair is found on mammals.
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Yes, penguins do have feathers. They are shiny and uniformlyoverlap to form a dense layer of protection. A Penguin's feathersare highly specialized, They are short, broad, and spaced veryclosely. These attributes help to keep water away from their skin.Penguin feathers also have small tufts of down …on the shafts thatincrease the insulative properties of the feathers. (MORE)
no, but penguins do have feathers. They are shiny and uniformly overlap to form a dense layer of protection. A Penguin's feathers are highly specialized, They are short, broad, and spaced very closely. These attributes help to keep water away from their skin. Penguin feathers also have small tufts o…f down on the shafts that increase the insulative properties of the feathers. Penguins are birds. They have feathers. (MORE)
Penguin feathers are tightly packed to help them keep warm. Theyhave about 100 feathers per square inch. They are short andoverlapped. The outer part of the their feathers are waterproof.
Cormorants are birds (duck-like seabirds) and therefore have feathers. Even penguins, which use their wings underwater in a similar manner to fins, still have feathers.
It keeps them warm silly head... Feathers are also much lighter than fur and are more aerodynamic (streamlined).
NO!They Just Have Very Soft Texture And Somewhat Hard Texture...Even Though The Penguin Is Considered A Bird,Even Though It Doean't Flyy!
A cormorant is a type of water fowl that is found in coastal areasall over the world. Since the cormorant is a bird, it has feathers.
There are no birds with true fur. However, there are birds such asthe kiwi that have a fuzzy texture to their feather that appearssomewhat fur-like.
Yes, penguins do in fact have thick feathers. These thick feathersare what a penguin uses to glide across the water in such a fastmanner.
Long feathers take up a lot of room, and could not develop in the egg. The baby bird's down is a very efficient insulator, which helps conserve energy that it needs to survive and also for its rapid growth. Once it is of a good size and begins to need the longer feathers, they grow in.
A kingfisher has feathers so that they can fly and catch the fishes in the sea
Skinks do not have any of those. They have scaly skin , which is quite different to scales. All snakes and lizards have scaly skin.
I thought they didn't have one. Even they have it, you'll either have to believe in god or the theory of Darwin
Yes they do have fur!!!! If you don't belive this look at the pictures. And Yes penguins have feathers. In Conclusion they have fur and feathers
No. Although feathers are made of keratin (like fur) but there are so many different types of feathers (vaned, down, filoplumes), compared to fur. The last of these most resembles fur.
The feathers are not water proof because it is only there blubber wich keeps them warm
hey hi, yes the coromant has feathers and fur but does not have fins. cheers
it is in thelight house beacon Its near the bear statue outside of the mine the golden feater is at the becon A.K.A the top of the light house
Go to the beacon above the lighthouse it will be there so then go back to the stage for your award The golden feather is ether on the top of the light house or where i found it near the mine and if you find it and you want to know how to get it, walk over it. When you have the golden feather and go… back to the play a bridge will be made and this will make you go over it and near the chair you get a free background. (MORE)
you go to the stage and a bridge appears, allowing you to go to the palace looking part . You can then claim a background image for your penguin.
Alright, I'm pretty sure you want to know if Paul Allen has pets, and I 'm sorry, but I don't know. SORRY
Cats are mammals, so they have hair (which is called fur for most mammals) completely covering their bodies that act as protection and for warmth. The only animal that has feathers are birds.
I'm sure you could use penguin feathers for blankets and stuff but I've never seen it before.
In arctic tempuratures, the water can be VERY cold. These waterproof feathers help penguins stay warm while swimming.
Owls have feathers. However, when they are young, their feathers are so fuzzy they can seem like fur.
A penguin skin has two layers: a fat layer and a feather layer. The fat layer (also called blubber ) is several centimeters thick and helps penguins in staying warm, even in extreme conditions. . The feather layer is the top layer, and also helps in keeping a penguin warm. It is wind- and waterpr…oof thanks to several things. First of all, a penguin feather consists of two parts: a downy and a stiff part. . (MORE)
It is told that penguins have around 5000 feathers by maturaty and these feathers change completely in a two year cycle
Penguins' feathers are waterproof for two reasons. 1. To protect against the cold. Their feathers are coated with oil from a gland near the tail to increase the "waterproof" factor. They have a downy underlayer of feathers which traps air against the skin. This layer of air is warmed by the pengu…in's body heat. 2. To enable them to swim quickly and powerfully by streamlining their bodies. Penguin feathers are short and packed together tightly, overlapping, to keep water away from the skin and to create a smooth surface to lower drag. (MORE)
Penguin feathers are very soft on the back, since they have several layers and for confort they will need to be extra "cushy" which means they're like cushions. On the front however, it is more smooth and oily. Since penguins tobbagan on their bellies it would be very slick and fine :D
Penguins do have feathers; you just can't see them as well as other birds. Penguin feathers are very thick and tightly woven together to keep out the cold and stay warm in the icy water.
birds have feathers and not fur because fur is heavier than feathers and would restrict them from being able to fly
yes they do emperor penguins have not much but not to little hair on their feet :)
Well, each month they hide it somewhere new in the catalog. To find it, move your mouse around the screen. When arrow turns into a hand, click. It may not be the item that you are looking for, but keep trying!
Yes, like any other penguins they have feathers to keep them warm when they are looking for fishes in the freezing water.
the wings are too small or because their bodies are upright most off the time makeing it very hard to propel upwards. But the body shape helps with swimming
The black is to absorb sunlight better and the white is to camouflage them from polar bears
huh? whadaya mean? there is the golden feather pin at the beacon! if that's what u mean
The penguins feathers when they are first born are black and grey but when they are fully grown the feathers are black and white
Because feathers are lighter for the birds to fly instead of fur that is heavier. Scales are used by fishes to swim.
to insulate and help them regulate their temperature. it stops their body temperature from dropping as it keeps the water off their skin
Yes, they keep them warm in the cold Antarctic water. But if oil gets on their feathers they could die of being too cold.
animals have fur to keep them warm its the same with feathers and they have fins so they can swim faster
penguins have downy feathers so they can keep them selfs and there eggs warm and dry
Chickens are birds. . Birds have scales (see legs) . Birds have feathers for covering . Birds incubate their eggs. Mammals are humans, deer, cats, etc. What sets mammals apart from all the other animals are three things: . Mammals have hair . Mammals have live births . Mammals give thei…r young milk (MORE)
The standard collective noun shared by these things are: . a clump of fur . a clump of feathers . a clump of hair
no they don't actually .the feathers help them stay warm according to the habitat they like to live in.
The outer layer is used to keep water out, the inner layer is used to keep warmth in.
Anchovies are not birds, so they don't have feathers. Anchovies are not mammals, so they don't have fur. Ahchovies are fish, so they do have fins.
Rhinos have some hair. It is not dense enough to be called fur. From a distance, you can't see it, either.
Since bluebirds are birds, they are born with feathers but they area special kind called down.