Penguin Facts – Interesting Facts About Penguins

Fun Penguin Facts

Penguin’s normal body temperature is nearly 100 degree Fahrenheit or 38 degree Celsius.

Emperor penguin is the fifth heaviest of all bird species.

Emperor penguins have the longest incubation time of any bird lasting for 64-67 days.

Of all the penguins, Emperor Penguin has the widest variety of vocalization.

Penguins cannot breathe underwater.

King penguins are the second largest penguins after Emperor.

Most penguin species lay two eggs. However, Emperor and King Penguins build no nest and lay just a single egg. They warm their eggs on their feet and cover it with a flap of skin called a brood pouch..

All penguin species except Emperor Penguin share incubation duties with their mate.

Yellow-eyes Penguin is the rarest penguin in the world.

Penguins can be playful, they like to go tobogganing. That is they will lie on their bellies and slide through ice and snow.