Gallery description : emperor penguin

The average weight is 22kg - 45kg (49lbs - 99lbs). Emperor Penguin inhabits compact sea-ice and ocean. It has a feathers skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. The life span is 15 - 50 years. The top speed it can reach is 24kph (15mph).

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Facts about emperor penguins
NameEmperor Penguin
PredatorsSouthern giant petrol, leopard seal, killer whale
Conservation StatusLeast concern
DietCarnivore
HabitatCompact sea-ice and ocean
Average Clutch Size1
FamilySpheniscidae
LifestyleDiurnal
Common NameEmperor penguin
OrderSphenisciformes
Weight22kg - 45kg (49lbs - 99lbs)
Life Span15 - 50 years
ColourBlack, white, yellow, orange
Skin TypeFeathers
Scientific NameAptenodytes forsteri
PhylumChordata
Top Speed24kph (15mph)
GroupBird
PreyFish, krill, squid
ClassAves
KingdomAnimalia
GenusAptenodytes
Size (H)100cm - 120cm (39in - 47in)
Image Details
Description Emperor penguin. Emperor penguins. ( Photo courtesy Glen Grant, U.S. Antarctic Program ...
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