World Penguin Day

Every year on April 25, an environmental event is celebrated – World Penguin Day. The date of the celebration was chosen in honor of the beginning of the migration of animals to the north for reproduction.

Penguins are a family of flightless birds that can swim well. The largest distribution of penguins is in the Antarctic, the birds feed on small seafood.

the purpose World Penguin Day is drawing the attention of mankind to the importance of preserving penguins as an animal species, emphasizing the threat of penguin extinction, which is to some extent related to human activity, involving various organizations to overcome the problem.

Interesting Facts

  • There are 16 species of penguins.
  • Imperial – the name of the largest penguin, whose height reaches 120 cm, and weight – about 40 kg.
  • The smallest baby penguin is called small, its weight is approximately 2.5 kg.
  • The feathers of penguins are three times thicker than the feathers of other birds.
  • Penguins are highly energy-efficient due to their locomotion.

World Penguin Day
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