Penguin Fun Facts

 

  • All 17 species of penguins are naturally found exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Emperor Penguins are the tallest species, standing nearly 4 feet tall. The smallest is the Little Blue Penguin, which is only about 16 inches.

  • The fastest species is the Gentoo Penguin, which can reach swimming speeds up to 22 mph.

  • Penguins can hold their breath for 20 minutes while they hunt underwater.

  • Penguins march up to 75 miles to find a mate.

  • Their tongues are spiky to help them catch slippery fish.

  • A group of Penguins are called a “waddle.”

  • Males will go 2 months without food while they look after their egg.

  • Penguins are flightless birds. They do not have wings they have flippers.

Tiffany
Founder of Kids Activities Blogs ~
Welcome to my creative spot on the net. I'm a Special Education Paraeducator, former Homeschooler, and married mother of 4 creative kids. I have over 20 years experience working with kids of all ages. I enjoy camping, photography, graphic design, running this website and being with my family. My online adventure began almost 6 years ago.

Tiffany

Founder of Kids Activities Blogs ~ Welcome to my creative spot on the net. I'm a Special Education Paraeducator, former Homeschooler, and married mother of 4 creative kids. I have over 20 years experience working with kids of all ages. I enjoy camping, photography, graphic design, running this website and being with my family. My online adventure began almost 6 years ago.

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