Safety in numbers

Safety in numbers

Penguins usually enter and leave the sea in large groups. Scientists believe this is for “safety in numbers.” By blending into a crowd, an individual penguin may avoid catching the attention of a predator.

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Even if you’re a zoology expert, this list might just surprise you. These are amazing facts you didn’t know about animals.

Yellow-eyed Penguin

The rarest penguin in the world is the Yellow-eyed Penguin, with only around 5,000 living in the wild. They live along the southeastern coast of New Zealand and nearby...

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Bubble boost

In 2012, scientists discovered that a primary reason penguins can swim so fast is that they have a special “bubble boost.” When penguins fluff their feathers, they release bubbles that reduce the density of the water around them. The bubbles act as lubrication that...

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No teeths

Penguins do not have teeth. Instead, they use their beak to grab and hold wiggling prey. They have spines on the roof of their beak to help them get a good grip. Penguins even have spines on their tongues. Fact source...

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