What is a penguin?

Penguins are flightless birds, and their diet consists of fish, shrimp and krill. There are 18 species of living penguins, and 5 types of penguins that are extinct. They are good swimmers and spend most of their lives at sea.

Penguins are flightless birds who swim and dive a lot. Habitat - Where do penguins live?

Penguins live south of the equator in cold waters. They swim in the water and waddle on the land as fast as a human can walk, but they do not fly! They use their wings to push themselves through the water. They stay in the water, except to raise their babies.

Body Covering

A penguin is a bird and is covered with feathers. Their feathers are short and thick. They form a waterproof coat. The feathers are black or bluish-gray, and the belly feathers are white. They have soft, short feathers called "down feathers" to keep them warm. Like polar bears and seals, they also have the layer of fat called blubber.

Food

Penguins usually eat many different kinds of fish.

Penguins are flightless birds who swim and dive a lot. Habitat - Where do penguins live?

Penguins live south of the equator in cold waters. They swim in the water and waddle on the land as fast as a human can walk, but they do not fly! They use their wings to push themselves through the water. They stay in the water, except to raise their babies.

Body Covering

A penguin is a bird and is covered with feathers. Their feathers are short and thick. They form a waterproof coat. The feathers are black or bluish-gray, and the belly feathers are white. They have soft, short feathers called "down feathers" to keep them warm. Like polar bears and seals, they also have the layer of fat called blubber.

Food

Penguins usually eat many different kinds of fish.