The Emperor Penguin is the tallest type of penguin. They can grow to nearly 4 feet.
The African penguin is called a “donkey penguin” or a “jackass penguin” because it makes a braying noise.
Penguins do not fly. Instead of regular bird wings, they have flippers that propel them through the water.
Penguins and bears will never meet. Penguins only live in the South. Polar bears live in the North.
Penguins eat fish, particularly krill. Krill looks like shrimp.
Penguins can drink sea water even though it is salty. They filter the salt out through their beaks, sometimes by sneezing.
A group of penguins is called a colony.
Rockhopper penguins are known to do less waddling than other penguins. Instead, they jump over rocks. They have bright yellow feathers that stick out from their heads. They also have red eyes and pink feet.