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Interesting facts

  • “The black and white “tuxedo” look donned by most penguin species is a clever camouflage called countershading. When swimming, the black on their backs helps them blend in with the darkness of the ocean from predators viewing from above. Their white bellies help them blend in with the bright surface of the ocean when viewed by predators and prey from below.”
  • Penguins can drink sea water.
  • Penguins spend half their time on land and half their time in the water.

Questions we used in our animal quiz.

Are penguins aggressive?

Penguins are not aggressive animals either with other animals or humans.

How many hours do penguins sleep?

Instead of sleeping in one long block of hours, penguins take many quick naps throughout the day.

Are penguins smart?

Penguins are of higher intelligence. They have complex social structures and they are adaptable.

Are penguins street smart?

Yes. Penguins are adaptable to freezing weather and they are able to befriend humans.

Do penguin families stay together?

Penguin parents are monogamous. Each mating season the female penguin will search out the male penguin. The female will identify the male by the unique sound it makes.

Are polar bears picky eaters?

Yes. Climate change is making it harder for penguins to find krill too.

Are polar bears loud?

On land, penguins are very loud and part of their social structure is based on oral recall.

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