Emperor penguins are not listed as endangered as of 2015, but are expected to be listed as such soon due to the rising temperatures in Antarctica. These temperatures eliminate the sea ice that emperor penguins use as a r... More »

The emperor penguin's typical diet consists of fish, krill, squid and crustaceans, though the actual composition of their diet varies from population to population. Fish is the most important food source for emperor peng... More »

Information on penguins is available at the National Geographic and the Defenders of Wildlife websites. Some universities also publish research information about penguins on their websites. More »

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Emperor penguins live on the continent of Antarctica, forming colonies on the massive pieces of ice. These penguins live along the coast of Antarctica, moving between the ice and the frigid waters. More »

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 »

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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 »

Emperor penguins have an average swimming speed of 6.7 mph but have been observed swimming as fast as 8.9 mph. King and chinstrap penguin's average speed is 5.3 mph, while the fairy penguin swims much slower at only 1.6 ... More »

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