Curiosities of the penguins

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Curiosities of the penguins
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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

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For a hot temperature, they have different layers of insulation in their body
For a hot temperature, they have different layers of insulation in their body

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Some species of penguins have yellow feathers
Some species of penguins have yellow feathers


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Its habitat includes regions of ..
Its habitat includes regions of ..
New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Antarctica and coastal areas of South America.

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The change of feathers usually lasts a month
The change of feathers usually lasts a month
It is known in other languages with the name "molt".

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The colonies
The colonies
It is the term used to refer to penguin groups


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He can swim, but he can't fly
He can swim, but he can't fly

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They have no biological defenses against germs found outside a cold habitat
They have no biological defenses against germs found outside a cold habitat
For this reason many die in zoos.

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They are warm blooded
They are warm blooded


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They just come out of the water for reproduction
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.

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To move fast on the ice, they lie on their bellies and push themselves with their feet
To move fast on the ice, they lie on their bellies and push themselves with their feet

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They are found only in the southern hemisphere
They are found only in the southern hemisphere


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They can lay up to 2 eggs
They can lay up to 2 eggs

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They spend up to 75 percent of their lives at sea
They spend up to 75 percent of their lives at sea

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There are 18 species of penguins in the world

There are 18 species of penguins in the world

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The penguins have highly developed senses of hearing, smell and above all sight

The penguins have highly developed senses of hearing, smell and above all sight


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The blue penguins are the smallest and weigh only 1 kg

The blue penguins are the smallest and weigh only 1 kg
They measure 40 cms and weigh 1 kg

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They are oriented with the sun

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.

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Depending on the species, a wild penguin can live 15-20 years

Depending on the species, a wild penguin can live 15-20 years

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The emperor penguin is the largest of the penguin species

The emperor penguin is the largest of the penguin species
It measures 1.1 mt tall and weighs 35 kg approx.

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Take advantage of the time of molting to mate

Take advantage of the time of molting to mate


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The male penguins are in charge of brooding the baby while the mother goes out to look for food

The male penguins are in charge of brooding the baby while the mother goes out to look for food

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They can hold their breath for 6 to 20 minutes underwater

They can hold their breath for 6 to 20 minutes underwater
According to the species

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They can jump from the water almost 2 meters

They can jump from the water almost 2 meters

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When a penguin is born it has a plumage called “down”

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.

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They can't swim backwards

They can't swim backwards


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You can see extraordinarily well and color, outside and inside the water

You can see extraordinarily well and color, outside and inside the water

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When a mother loses her baby ... she steals another mother's baby

When a mother loses her baby ... she steals another mother's baby

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They can turn salt water into fresh water

They can turn salt water into fresh water