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1 Chinstrap Penguins By Matthew Grayton and Emily Duckett Contents

2 Contents Habitats Feeding Chicks Did you know? Hatching Mating Adaptation More adaptation Facts you might find interesting.

3 Habitat The Chinstrap penguin’s habitat is normally Antarctica and the south sandwich islands. These places contain the following things: Rocky islands ice fields icebergs. Back

4 Feeding Their habitats provide them with a variety of Fish. Such as Krill and Shrimp. The babies are fed the same.BackBack Fraser the penguin

5 Chicks Chinstrap Penguins lay two eggs at a time. Which are laid on a nest made of stones. Once in Central park zoo two chinstraps tried to lay a rock. The keeper then exchanged it for a real fertile egg. Contents

6 Did you know? Chinstrap penguins live for years. There are 12 – 13 million chinstrap penguins in the world. There name comes from the thin line of black feathers under their chin. They are mainly eaten by leopard seals. Contents

7 Mating Chinstrap penguins mate in the summer and can take a long time to mate like all penguins do. They can also spend a year away from their mates. BackBack

8 Hatching When born the chinstrap penguins are gray. It takes approximately 15 – 33 days for the babies to hatch. The babies huddle together as a group when days old as they have no feathers to keep them warm. Until they are 20 – 30 days old they keep to the nest. BackBack

9 Adaptation The chinstrap penguins have plenty of feathers which have adapted over time to fit with their habitat. Their beaks have also adapted so they are very good for picking up their food quickly in the cold sea. BackBack

10 More adaptation They have blubber which helps them to insulate the cold. Also they have flippers to speed them up in the water. The blood vessels in their flippers and legs have evolved to help to preserve heat. To help to keep them dry they have tightly packed feathers. Back

11 Facts you might find interesting. Chinstrap penguins can swim up to 5.3 miles per hour. They are the most aggressive penguin species. They have no sense of smell. They have the ability to leap in and out of the water (like dolphins). BackBack

12 Quiz How old can a Chinstrap penguin live up to? years. What type of fish do they eat? They eat shrimp and krill. How many chinstrap penguins are there in the world? million.

13 Thank you Thank you for watching this slideshow.


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