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 »

Penguins are flightless birds that almost appear to wear little tuxedos because of their coloring. Their white and black coloring is actually camouflage from predators since their white bellies blend with the surface of ... More »

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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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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Penguin habitats are always close to ocean waters, though some live in warmer climates and some in colder ones. Penguins need to live close to water since they spend three quarters of their time there. They also hunt for... More »

Depending on the species, penguin eggs take anywhere from 1 month to 65 days to hatch. Emperor penguin eggs take 62 to 65 days to reach the hatching stage, according to SeaWorld. More »

Although all penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere, not every species of penguin lives in Antarctica. Several species exist in sub-zero climates, while others live in locations with temperatures regularly above 100 F.... More »