PENGUINS Class Aves 17-18 living species 32 extinct species…. WHY? fossil records show increased number of seals and small whales Compete for the same food Penguins BECAME food! Fossil record date back 38-42 million years ago - 4-6 FEET tall - 198-298 pounds Habitat and distribution
A CLUTCH is a nest of eggs.
They can live 15-20 years
50% starvation rate in the winter
90% mortality within the first year