Emperor Penguins!


About

Emperors are the largest of all penguins—an average bird stands some 45 inches tall.

These flightless animals live on the Antarctic ice and in the frigid surrounding waters.

More information can be found on the National Georgraphic website.


Antarctic Adaptations

Top 3 Interesting Facts

  1. The common name is Emperor Penguin, but it's scientific name is Aptenodytes forsteri

  2. They are carnivores

  3. Their lifespan in the wild is 15-20 years


Comparison to Other Penguins

Name Height Weight
King 3ft 33lb
Crested 2ft 7lb
Adélie 2ft 10lb

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