Informative Essay On Penguins

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There are 17 different types of penguins. I’m going to be talking about the about the Adelie, Gentoo, and Emperor penguins. The Adelie can grow up to 28 inches, they can weigh up to 12 pounds, and has an average lifespan of 20 years. The Adelie has black feathers that cover its head, throat, back, and tail, they also have black and white plumage and a small ring of white feathers surrounding each eye. These birds have been observed for stealing rocks from their neighbors nests, the rocks are used for nests. The birds are very cautious and protective of their chicks. Their scientific name is Pygoscelis adeliae and their family name is Spheniscidae, their colonies an average of half a million, the world population of the Adelie is 5 million and
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