The penguins are one of the species that present a diversity of curiosities, for example the following where the biological characteristics basically prevail and also some of its main survival skills: With information from: taringa.net curioso.in patrullaverde.net top10curiosidades.com
For a hot temperature, they have different layers of insulation in their body
Some species of penguins have yellow feathers
Its habitat includes regions of ..
New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Antarctica and coastal areas of South America.
The change of feathers usually lasts a month
It is known in other languages with the name "molt".
It is the term used to refer to penguin groups
He can swim, but he can't fly
They have no biological defenses against germs found outside a cold habitat
For this reason many die in zoos.
They are warm blooded
They just come out of the water for reproduction
When they have finished with the nesting they return to the water, where they feed mainly on small fish. It is also common to see them out of the water during the change of feathers.
To move fast on the ice, they lie on their bellies and push themselves with their feet
They are found only in the southern hemisphere
They can lay up to 2 eggs
They spend up to 75 percent of their lives at sea
There are 18 species of penguins in the world
The penguins have highly developed senses of hearing, smell and above all sight
The blue penguins are the smallest and weigh only 1 kg
They measure 40 cms and weigh 1 kg
They are oriented with the sun
Depending on where you are in heaven, you know when to be in the water and when on earth, when to emigrate or stay still.
Depending on the species, a wild penguin can live 15-20 years
The emperor penguin is the largest of the penguin species
It measures 1.1 mt tall and weighs 35 kg approx.
Take advantage of the time of molting to mate
The male penguins are in charge of brooding the baby while the mother goes out to look for food
They can hold their breath for 6 to 20 minutes underwater
According to the species
They can jump from the water almost 2 meters
When a penguin is born it has a plumage called “down”
It remains during the first 2 or 3 months of life. This plumage falls off and is renewed so that the young can access the sea for the first time.
They can't swim backwards
You can see extraordinarily well and color, outside and inside the water
When a mother loses her baby ... she steals another mother's baby