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 The scientific name for a penguin is a Spheniscidae. 

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2  The scientific name for a penguin is a Spheniscidae. 

3  Penguin’s live in a cold and snowy environment.  They tend to stay near rivers that are rich in the nutrients that are in need of. 

4  On a penguin’s diet, they eat krill, squid, and a variety of fish.  How they catch their prey is with their bills and as soon as that catch their prey, they swallow it hole.

5 One of the most largest penguins is the emperor penguin. The emperor penguin is standing at 1.1 m ( 3.7ft) and weighing 27 to 41 kg ( lb.). The smallest of the penguins is the fairy penguin, standing just 41 cm ( 16in) and weighing about 1 kg ( 2.2 lb.).

6 Most penguin’s lay two eggs in a clutch although the two largest species, the Emperor and the king penguin’s lay only one. Penguin’s eggs are smaller than any other bird.

7  Penguins may swim and feed in groups, but some maybe solitary when diving for food. During the breeding seas on penguins come ashore and nest in huge colonies called rookies.

8  The name ‘’Penguin’’ was originally given to a bird that is now called the Great Auk. Under the Endangered Species Act, the penguin which is most at risk is the Galapagos penguin.

9  PENGUIN

10  Thank you for watching my power point and I hope you enjoyed it!(: To learn about more about penguins, go to : at/wildlife/penguin.php?lb_v=7


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