emperor penguin

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Synonyms for emperor penguin

the largest penguin

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ICE BABY The cute emperor penguin in Antarctica and Mumble from movie, above
The graph below compares the diving depth of emperor penguins with that of other sea creatures.
Washington, October 21 ( ANI ): Emperor penguins propel through the water by releasing air from their feathers in the form of tiny bubbles, a team of scientists has found.
It's far too cold to hang about, says the face of one Emperor penguin who looks almost bashful at being caught on camera with his lady-love.
The group has agreed the preferred option for the Emperor penguin is to release it in the Southern Ocean, southeast of New Zealand," DOC spokesman Peter Simpson said.
Apparently each Emperor Penguin has a unique call so they can find each other among the thousands of penguins in the colony.
Emperor penguins spend a large part of their lives at sea, returning to their colonies during the Antarctic winter to breed on sea ice.
Nor is it known how climate changes would affect other emperor penguin populations throughout Antarctica, Caswell said.
The story is your basic misfit-on-a-quest-to-help-the-society-that-rejected-him plot, enabled by the fact that most people know the basics about emperor penguin society from that documentary everyone saw last year.
Pengey is an inquisitive, orphaned young emperor penguin, who is rescued from the brink of death near an abandoned weather station.
It focuses on an Emperor Penguin family, and tells their story so well that you'll be more engrossed in it than in most scripted films.
In the coldest part of winter, when the temperature in Antarctica can reach 40[degrees] below zero, the female emperor penguin lays a single egg.
But the emperor penguin uses its wings, called flippers, to cruise through the water instead of the clouds.
There's also an excursion to Atka Bay to visit the famous Emperor Penguin colony for the ultimate Happy Feet selfie.
Instead, there's a moving story of an emperor penguin who loses all his friends (then finds them again) and comedy as one Penguin Cam gets chatted up and then attacked by a jealous rival.