Emperor Penguin

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Subject:
Animals
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Emperor Penguin

Emperor Penguin

First Appeareance:-58-62 million -birds; 90 million-Waimanu fossils-60 million years ago-Dino waterbird

Background: -Antartica-Crustoceans, small fish, Squid- 3 feet-80 pounds-Predators include Leopard Seals, Sea Lions, Whales-incubates egg for 64 days until hatching-switch off with egg

How do We Know?:-DNA-bone structure-flying or flightless-fossils

Ancestors:-descended from a flying bird 90 million years ago-branched off into 10 species

Emperor in Peril: -fossil fuels-need flat surface-population decreasing-global warming-pesticides in waters

Environmental Factors and Adaptations: -hard for other animals to survive-sea for food-crop-bill-wings-stomach and back-feathers (insulation)-mother's pouch-"Nappy Feet"-blubber


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