Recent Examples of penguin from the Web
This movement pattern helps the penguin community to stay close while protecting themselves against predators.
Mystic Aquarium is known for its penguins, beluga whales, sea lions, sea anemones, sharks and all manner of marine life.
Kim took a break from the camera to meet some more penguins.
And sharing a matching mother-daughter moment, Kim and North wore similar beige ensembles while admiring all the penguins.
Watch for information about zoo events, and find video of the new baby Humboldt penguin who is expected to make a public debut soon.
Just be prepared: Pack many layers, and expect the smell of penguin guano to linger on clothes long after your trip ends.
According to researchers, warming water will force parent penguins to swim further and further to feed their offspring, which can only survive up to a week without food.
The team proceeded to count the number of birds by hand and used a modified commercial quadcopter drone to take images of the entire island from above, to help locate penguin nests that have gone undetected for decades.
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Origin and Etymology of penguin
First Known Use: 1577See Words from the same year
PENGUIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of penguin for English Language Learners
: a black-and-white bird that cannot fly, that uses its wings for swimming, and that lives in or near the Antarctic
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