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Flightless Birds

Parent Category: Birds
All birds have wings, but not all use them for flight. Learn about the world's flightless bird species in this category.
Air: seabirds   Sea: seals
they need ice because they're bodies are warmer then most of  animals, and would heat up to non- usual temperatures, and would  get very sick.
There is no official name.
Emperor penguins are serially monogamous. They will have one mate  for a season, but the next year they might find a new mate.
No, penguins don't go to school, unless they're cartoons.
It's a game that you can play games and customize your penguin and play with friends
  A lot of Kiwi Birds  live in New Zealand but it mostly depends on the type of Kiwi  Birds.   
Like many other penguin breeds, they eat: fish, squid, and an  assortment of krill. Fish will make up around 80-100% of their  diet, but in the winter months of July and August, it makes up only  about 30-40%. Squids provide almost the same amount of sustenance.
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First, it had really long claws to be able to kill its prey fairly  quickly.   Second, it was very fast, so it could sneak up and kill its prey  even if the prey tried to run away.   And third, it could jump fairly high so when it climbed on its  prey, it would be able to get it easier.  ...
yes penguins are too heavy to fly. and their wings are used for swimming.
because there is no air pressure or wind and its in a air conditioned enviorment if they are too warm.
Penguins are sea birds and generally prefer colder water. In  Antarctica the water temperature can fall to about 28 degrees F.  before it freezes.
King penguins are not endangered. Listed as least concern by the IUCN.
Emus are very placid birds, so they two species could probably live together.
  == Answer ==   Yes, all birds defecate. 
Penguins don't really sit on their eggs. They put the egg ontheir feet and hunch over a Little so that fold of belly skindrapes over the egg to keep it warm. And both males and femalestake turn, so that the other can eat. . Yes it does so the egg is warm and so the female can go getfood.
Well one diffrence is that penguins live in antartica and an ostrich lives in africa.
Sadly this has not happened, but if it did the answer would be that the world would lose a very unique bird.
The only penguins that live in Mexico would be in a zoo. Mexico is far too warm a climate for penguins, as they tend to live on the Antarctic circle. Mexico, on the other hand, is a subtropical country closer to the Equator. There are penguins to be found on the Galapagos Islands which are near...
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Ostriches are not found native or naturally in Mexico but are kept  as farm animals for their meat, feathers, and skin. Some escape and  can be seen 'wild'.
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The kakapo is one of the largest species of parrot in the world  with the average adult kakapo growing to around 60 cm in  height. The kakapo is the heaviest species of parrot in the world  and it is due to this weight that the kakapo is one of the few bird  species that is unable to fly.
artic foxes, artic gulls,albatross,and sometimes the eggs are eaten by humans
It usually lives up to 10 years
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There is no obvious physical difference between a male and female emu. Even experts are unable to tell them apart. There are no obvious physical difference between male and female emus as their size, shape and colouring is identical. The main difference is in the sound they make. It is the female...
The Southern Cassowary (like all birds) has a pulmonary system  where the lungs and the mouth are all connected.
Ostriches definitely not hibernate. . They're generally not considered migratory animals either. . But will move on if food or water becomes too scarce.
Mother and father take turns, say the mother lays on the egg, whileshes doing that the father will be getting food, and they taketurns
Mostly in arctic seas.
Probably not. I dont think they even feel jealousy, but you never  know XD
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Penguins were designed to be water masters. On land they stumblearound. In the water they glide like a missile because of theirbody shape. King penguins and most other penguins can reach speedsup to 7 miles per hour. The gentoo penguin is the fastest withspeeds up to 22 mph.
22 - 6.3 = 15.7
Emu's are more active during the day, so they're diurnal.
Southern Cassowaries are endangered for several reasons.    Habitat loss is a major factor. As the cassowaries leave their  territory in search of food (due to habitat loss) they are more  prone to being hit by cars.    Expanding urban development has meant the introduction of dogs and ...
Same reason as any other animals move. To find food, shelter, amate, avoid predators etc.
There is no salmon on the Southern Ocean for penguins to eat.  Penguins survive on krill.
they can grow 4 feet in hight and their weight can reach to about 48 to 99 lb.
they used their beak to hunt their prey
The most common flightless birds include emus, ostriches andpenguins. Cassowaries, kiwis and the kakapo parrot are alsoflightless birds.
There are several birds that are flightless. Some names of these  birds are, penguins, emu's, rheas, kiwi, and an ostrich.
  No penguins are not omnivores
that would depend on weather you set it alight or not
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The macaroni penguin has yellow fur that looks like string that  slicks down and sticks up. It's hair looks more like spaghetti. :)
    a group of ostriches are called a flock you spelt ostriches wrong so it didnt work how u planned it to work           *ostriches :)
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The cassowary (genus Casuarius) is a very large flightless bird native to the tropical forests of New Guinea, nearby islands and northeastern Australia. The Southern Cassowary is the third tallest and second heaviest living bird, smaller only than the Ostrich and Emu. Cassowaries feed mainly on...
The kiwi's natural biome is native forests but it is now found in kauri and coniferous forest where the undergrowth is dominated by tree ferns, as well as temperate rainforests. However, due to habitat clearing, the kiwi has now adapted to other biomes of semi-wooded forest, scrubland and...
No one knows... The Dodo is extinct so we'll have to guess...
Yes, all birds spread bird flu
The spanish speaking penguins are Adelie Penguins!They breed on Antarctica, just like the emperor penguins
Birds is use they wing to keep them up. They flap and up in air.By moving their wings in a flapping motion, along with angling their bodies and internally measuring their speed, they are able to maintain a constant elevation. Some birds travel in V forms to ease the burden on the bird behind them,...
Depends if the egg or the ostrich came first
Interesting reading on that question over at wikipedia. The Kakapo of New Zealand. Also, known as the owl parrot.
  The habitat of the amazing Emperor Penguin is in freezing cold Antarctica.   The landscape has a vast amount of rocks, ice, snow, and water. Lives only on packed ice and in the surrounding oceans. The Emperor Penguin lives in the arctic some other kinds of Penguins live in other parts of...
It runs away, or kicks them with its strong legs. Lone ostriches have been known to kill lions with their kicks. ostriches protect themselves by lying very close to the ground in an attempt to hide. If this doesn't work they will use speed to run from predators. It is not true that they bury their...
when they are fearful of their chicks safety the male cassowary jump and kick out with his feet. the middle toe of each foot has a 6 inch or 15cm long razor sharp toenail which can cut through human tissue quite easily. they have been six recorded deaths due to injuries inflicted by cassowaries...
They don't only live in The South pole. They live in some continents, but only south of the equator. There is an island quite close to the equator that is mostly made up of dirt.
No, penguins do not live in the Arctic.
If we can reduce and slow global warming, then that will mitigateits impact on penguins, as well as on every other living thing onthe planet. We can reduce global warming by: Changing from fossil fuel energy to renewable energy Planting billions of trees. Until this happens we can all: ...
Four penguin species breed on Antarctica's beaches: Gentoo,  Chinstrap, Emperor and Adelie. These sea birds 'live' in ocean  water and not on land. They breed on land, because there are no  predators.
Humans have had a major impact on the kiwi, but only since European settlement began. Prior to Europeans coming to New Zealand, the kiwi enjoyed a healthy population. The biggest threat to the kiwi comes from dogs, feral cats and other imported pets including the stoat, all of which were...
The mass of a ostrich is 130kg.
When an enemy is above, it looks down and sees black, which blends in with the depths below. When an enemy is below, it looks up and sees white, which matches the sunlight. This is caled countershading and it is a form of camoflouge.
The height of a Dodo bird is roughly a metre.
Cassowaries are diurnal, not nocturnal, meaning they are active during the daytime.
  == Answer ==   It uses it to catch food and feed young. 
They don't. Penguins are found in the Antarctic, but not at the South Pole itself. This theoretical point lies too far inland for penguins, or any other animals to venture. Penguins are only found in the southern hemisphere, and are by no means restricted to the Antarctic. Whilst nothing can...
The cassowary is one of the ratites, a particular group of flightless birds. Other members of this group, and therefore birds related to the cassowary, are the emu , kiwi, ostrich and rhea .
they drink salt water because their body can filter and break down the salt water.
The kiwi is New Zealand's national icon because it is a New Zealand native bird. It is a unique indigenous bird, easily identifiable, and for those reasons has been chosen as an icon. This flightless bird has some completely unique characteristics which are not shared with any other species,...