A penguin is a type of flightless bird that lives along the coasts of the Southern Hemisphere, especially Antarctica, southern Africa, southern Australia and the southern and western coasts of South America. There are se... More »

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Penguins are a type of bird, but unlike most birds they cannot fly. There are over a dozen species of penguins that live in the southern hemisphere, and they are especially prominent in Antarctica. They are part of the o... More »

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There are many sources where a person can find facts about penguins, including books on birds, National Geographic, on television shows like Discovery that feature different animals and the Smithsonian Magazine. Many of ... More »

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Penguins are a type of bird, but unlike most birds they cannot fly. There are over a dozen species of penguins that live in the southern hemisphere, and they are especially prominent in Antarctica. They are part of the o... More »

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The yellow-eyed penguin is a rare species of penguin that inhabits the southern island of New Zealand, Steward Island, Campbell Island and the Auckland Islands. It is listed as an endangered species. Adults grow to 24 to... More »

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Royal penguins are a species of crested penguin that inhabit the waters around Antarctica. The males, which are larger than the females, grow to about 30 inches in length. Though they roam as far as Australia, New Zealan... More »

The rockhopper penguin is characterized by the crest located on the top of its head that has spiky black and yellow feathers. It also has unique, bright red eyes and pink feet. This variety is the smallest of all penguin... More »

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