Presentation on theme: "Penguin Diversity. What is adaptation? “the way animals and plants become better at living in their habitat” Adaptations allow animals and plants to live."— Presentation transcript:
What is adaptation? “the way animals and plants become better at living in their habitat” Adaptations allow animals and plants to live successfully in their habitat. Animals and plants that live in different habitats need different adaptations.
What do you know about penguins?
Are birds and have feathers Penguins Warm blooded (like mammals) Cannot fly There are 18 different species of penguin Eat fish, squid and crustaceans (like krill) Live in the Southern Hemisphere Young penguins are called chicks Are very good swimmers
Staying warm Emperor penguin
Movement – on land Emperor penguin Magellanic penguin Gentoo penguin
Movement – in water Gentoo penguinKing penguin
Effective hunting Emperor penguin
Avoiding Predators Looking up Looking down
We will now look at how 5 different species of penguin are adapted to survive in their different habitats.