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Penguins. By C hristian Nawrocki. Body. Emperor penguins are the world`s largest penguins. They stand nearly 4 1\2 meters tall. These large birds can`t fly. Habitat. Emperor penguins live in Antarctica. They spend winter on icy plains. In summer they dive and fish in open water. .

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Penguins

Penguins

By Christian Nawrocki


Body

  • Emperor penguins arethe world`s largest penguins. They stand nearly 4 1\2 meters tall. These large birds can`t fly.


Habitat
Habitat

  • Emperor penguins live in Antarctica. They spend winter on icy plains. In summer they dive and fish in open water.


Food

  • Emperor penguins eat fish, squid, and krill. Penguins feed their chicks by throwing up food into their mouths.


Life cycle
Life cycle

  • The female emperor penguin lays one egg then leaves. Then the male takes over. At least 1 month later the female returns to take care of the egg, then the male goesto hunt. And that keeps going on until the egg hatches.


Fun facts
Fun facts

  • The emperor balances the egg on itsfeet. Emperor`s groups are called colonies. Emperors can stay under water for 20 minutes


Lifespan
Lifespan

  • Penguins live 19 years in the wild. In the zoo they live 30 years !!! That’s a lot.


C amouflage
Camouflage

  • When trying to escape from an enemy, penguins go under ice. The white on their bellies helpsthem blend in with the ice!!


How baby penguin s are born
How baby penguin`s are born

  • Adult penguins go to the shore to lay their eggs. When the egg hatchesthe female sitson it to keep it warm.


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