Gallery description : animal penguins

Penguin (aptenodytes forsteri) is a bird type animal. It usually inhabits cold seas and rocky land. The weight of this animal is about 1kg - 35kg (2.2lbs - 75lbs) and average life span is 20 - 30 years. Leopard seals, sharks, killer whale predators are dangerous for penguins. Look up the table below for more information.

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Facts about penguins
NamePenguin
Life Span20 - 30 years
Top Speed65km/h (40mph)
Average Clutch Size1
PhylumChordata
PredatorsLeopard seals, sharks, killer whale
Size (H)40cm - 110cm (15.7in - 43in)
Distinctive FeaturesShort, sharp beak and slight webbed feet
TypeBird
Conservation StatusThreatened
Main PreyFish, crabs, squid
HabitatCold seas and rocky land
DietOmnivore
ColourBlack, white, grey, yellow
ClassAves
OrderSphenisciformes
Weight1kg - 35kg (2.2lbs - 75lbs)
Skin TypeFeathers
Wing Span60cm - 130cm (23.6in - 21in)
KingdomAnimalia
FamilySpheniscidae
LifestyleGroup
Scientific NameAptenodytes forsteri
Image Details
Description Animal penguins. penguin is around 1m tall but one species known as the fairy penguin ...
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