How Many Different Kinds of Penguins Are There?

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How Many Different Kinds of Penguins Are There?

Are you interested in the different types of the animals? Which animal do you like the most? Are you curious about the animals that are exist in our earth? In the world, there are lots of different kinds of animate things and those things are people, animals and the plants and when we look at the different kinds of them it is possible to see for us that there are millions of the different kinds between them. Today we are going to make an analysis about the animals of Penguins. As all we know, Penguins are the animals that are living in the cold climates especially in the region of the poles, it is possible to see hundred of different animals are there.optafricanpenguin

When we look at the kind of the Penguins we can say that it is a member of the bird family but it is a bit different from the birds. In spite of the fact that it is from the bird family, it is the only bird that cant fly but on the other hand we can see that again it is the only bird that can not only walk but on the other hand it can swim in a good way. When we look at the places that they live in we can see that the North Pole, New Zeeland, Australia, North America, Africa and Galapagos. These places especially the places that are cold. Now we are going to make a short analysis about the different kinds of the Penguins that are living in the World.

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The Number of the Penguins in the World

 

In the whole world, today there are 17 different kinds of the Penguins. When we look at their different types, we can see that the biggest one is the Emperor Penguin and its weight can reach the 45 kg. The penguins that live in the region of the north pole can live in the different centigrade degrees and they can be between -40 and +40 and because of this reason some kind of the Penguins are very powerful to the different conditions of the living. The king penguins of the Antarctica go to the under the sea in a day for 140 different times. When we look at the nutrition types of the Penguins we can see that in order to keep their lives to go on they are eating the small fishes and the different kind of other sea animals. When we look at the names of these 17 different kinds of the penguins we can see that ones:

Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae)

 

African penguins (Spheniscus demersus)

 

Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica)

 

Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri)

 

Erect-crested penguins (Eudyptes sclateri)

 

Fiordland penguins (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus)

 

Galapagos penguins (Spheniscus mendiculus)

 

Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua)

 

Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti)

 

King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus )

 

Little (Blue) penguins (Eudyptula minor)

 

Macaroni penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus)

 

Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus)

 

Rockhopper penguins (Eudyptes chrysocome)

 

Royal penguins (Eudyptes schlegeli)

 

Snares penguins (Eudyptes robustus)

 

Yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes)

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