Penguin Facts – Interesting Facts About Penguins

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Penguins Facts

Magellanic penguins always return to the same mate after traveling 200,000 miles of solo journey.

Snipers were deployed in Australia in 2009, to protect penguin colony from predators.

There are no penguins in Arctic.

It is illegal for U.S. citizens to kill or even touch a penguin.

Penguins don’t have teeth but have a backward facing fleshy spine that lines the inside of their mouths.

All species of penguins do well in captivity and it certainly increase their life span.

Baby penguins are called chicks.

Penguins can reach the speed of 6 to 12km/h or 3.7 to 7.5 mph.

Penguins are not sexually dimorphic, meaning male and female penguins look alike.

Penguins spend several hours in preening their feathers.