Amazing Facts

Emperor Penguins

Emperors are the largest penguins.
They are only found on Antarctica.
They eat fish and crustaceans such as crabs and shrimp.
They have a black head, chin and throat.
They have yellow patches on their throat and near their ears.
They have short wings to help them dive.
They have brown eyes.
They weigh about 60 to 90 pounds.
They are about 36 to 44 inches tall.
This penguin lives in the harshest weather by employing
physiological adaptations and cooperative behaviors.
The female penguin lays one egg which is kept warm by the male penguin.
They do not make a nest.
Emperor penguins have a life span 20 years.

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