Despite the harsh conditions of living in Antarctica, an emperor penguin can generally live for up to 20 years. Recent observations note that some individuals can even live upwards of 50 years. More » Pets & Animals Birds Penguins

Living in the coldest place in the world, an emperor penguin has layers of thick feathers as a first line of defense. Except for the feet and underside of the wings, scale-like and waterproof feathers cover the penguin's... More »

Michigan University's Museum of Zoology indicates that the primary enemies, or predators, of emperor penguins are giant petrels, Antarctic skuas, leopard seals and killer whales. Petrels and skuas, both cold-weather bird... More »

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