Emperor penguins are the largest of their species and cannot fly. They live in the Antarctic on the ice and in the surrounding cold waters. Emperor penguins survive this climate by relying on a number of special adaptati... 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 flightless birds native to the Southern Hemisphere. They range from Antarctica to the Galapagos Islands, which straddle the equator. Penguins eat fish, krill, squid and other small marine animals. More »

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Little blue penguins are just 12 inches tall and weigh roughly 2 to 3 pounds, making them the smallest penguin species in the world. Some scientists believe that little blue penguins are among the first penguin species t... More »

Emperor penguins perform several duties in the course of raising their young, including incubating the egg, feeding the chick regurgitated food, protecting the chick from predators and teaching it to hunt. Emperor pengui... More »

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, emperor penguins are preyed upon by killer whales, leopard seals and giant fulmars. A native of Antarctica, the emperor penguin is the largest species of penguin in the world, approa... 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 »