Author: BioExpedition

Penguin Feeding

Penguin Feeding Diet and Feeding Habits The species of penguin as well as their habitat plays a role in what they will consume as part of their diet. All of their food sources are found in the water. This includes krill, crustaceans, fish, and squid. They swallow their food whole, relying on spiny elements in the mouth that push the food down their throat. The tongue is also very rough so that the slippery foods they consume don’t escape. The food sources are still alive when they are swallowed. Penguins will consume food that is close to the surface...

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