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By Christopher Bowen Animal Habitat Project October 10, 2011. Adelie penguin. Description. They the penguin are almost the smallest penguin. They weigh 10 pounds and they stand 30 to 50 centimeters. Their feathers are black and white and looks like their wearing a tuxedo. Habitat.

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By christopher bowen animal habitat project october 10 2011

By Christopher Bowen

Animal Habitat Project

October 10, 2011

Adelie penguin


Description
Description

They the penguin are almost the smallest penguin. They weigh 10 pounds and they stand 30 to 50 centimeters. Their feathers are black and white and looks like their wearing a tuxedo.


Habitat
Habitat

Adelie penguins can be found all across the Antarctic and on the surrounding coastal islands. During the winter the penguins live offshore in the sea. They build their nests out of small stones. The penguin lives there because it cant live in the heat.


Adaptations
Adaptations

October is breeding season for the Adelies. During this time thousands of Adelie penguins gather in colonies on the rocky coasts. Adelie penguins generally have two eggs, and both parents take turns sitting on them.


What it eats
What it eats.

These penguins are carnivores with a wide diet that includes krill, fish, and squid. Efficient swimmers, the Adelies are capable of diving up to 575 feet for their food.


Environment
Environment

The Adelie penguin gets killed by many things and keeps them alive. It also eats other things that keeps them alive.


A fact
A Fact

The french explorer Admiral DurmontD’urville named the Adelie penguin after his wife.


Credits
Credits

  • Animal planet.com

  • Animal pictures.com


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