Penguin Information Index
- Penguin Anatomy
The body of the penguin is covered with feathers that offer them insulation.
- Penguin Feeding
The species of penguin as well as their habitat plays a role in what they will consume as part of their diet.
- Penguin Habitat and Distribution
There is quite a diverse habitat out there when it comes to penguins. There are species that can live in extremely cold conditions and those that live in much warmer regions.
- Penguin Behavior
Penguins depend a great deal on their vocalizations to help them locate each other. When a large colony is observed, it can be very noisy.
- Penguin Reproduction
The social interaction among members of the colony plays a huge role in selecting a mate.
- Penguin Evolution
There are currently 17 species identified, but in the future DNA could further result in that being broken down to include 20 species.
- Penguin Conservation
Pollution in the water continues to be a huge problem for penguins. Plastics can easily be swallowed and cause digestive problems.