Presentation on theme: "Geography Antarctica Th Journey to the South Pole What Lives in Antarctica?[Date] Today I will: - Understand how animals can adapt to the extreme and hostile."— Presentation transcript:
Geography Antarctica Th Journey to the South Pole What Lives in Antarctica?[Date] Today I will: - Understand how animals can adapt to the extreme and hostile climate of Antarctica
Geography Antarctica Where it livesIt is only found on Antarctica. What it eatsThey eat fish and crustaceans such as crabs and shrimp. What it looks like They have a black head, chin and throat. They have patches of yellow on their throat and near their ears. They have short wings that help them to dive. They have brown eyes. WeightThey weigh about 60 to 90 pounds. HeightThey are about 36 to 44 inches tall. Interesting facts It is the largest of all the penguins. This penguin lives in the harshest weather of any animal on our planet. The female penguin lays one egg and the male penguin keeps it on top of its feet to keep it warm. They do not make a nest. Males can lose half their weight while keeping an egg warm because he does not eat. The males stand together in a big huddle for up to 9 weeks. Emperor penguins can live for 20 years.
- Small beak to cut down heat loss - Thick layer of blubber to keep warm - Wings used as flippers for swimming - Thick windproof feathers -Brood pouch -Small feet to cut down heat loss Geography Antarctica