Monday, November 22, 2010

U love penguin but know fact about it??If not read this!!

  • Penguins don't fly, they swim.
  • Penguins lay eggs.
  • They are warm blooded like humans.
  • When mothers lose a chick, they steal another mother’s chick.
  • They are mostly found below the equator.
  • Penguin chicks have fluffy feathers.
  • Penguins have short legs and no knees.
  • They have good arrangement of bones in hand. This makes them flexible.
  • Their knees and upper legs are covered with feathers.
  • Their feathers are short, overlapping and tightly packed.
  • They are often black and white in color.
  • Some species have yellow feathers.
  • Male penguins take care of their chicks.
  • In cold places, males balance eggs on their feet and cover with belly flap to keep warm.
  • They bite fiercely to defend themselves and their nests.
  • Penguins use sign language to communicate with each other.
  • They make use of their flippers and head to talk to other penguins.
  • They feed on fish, cephalopods and krill.
  • Penguins swallow their food as a whole.
  • They have a variety of bill shapes.
  • Giant petrels and leopard seals are enemies of penguins.
  • They also call, blow and preen.

No comments:

Post a Comment