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  • Ross Sea Emperor Penguins And Weddell Seals
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    Surviving in the Ross Sea Emperor penguins and Weddell seals are the only marine predators that breath air and live year round in Antarctica Ross Sea. How these two animals are able to live among each other when there diets, hunting depths and area distribution are shared is the question. Ross Sea is called home by six emperor penguin colonies, approximately 180,000 birds, and about 50,000 Weddell seals. It is important, when considering competition between these two species to know that each sh...
  • Male Emperor Penguin
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    The penguin (Sphenisciformes) has been a fascination to numerous people including scientists and researchers alike. They have distinctive characteristics and an interesting classification system. Their eating habits, unique way of breeding and predators are just a way of everyday life that fascinates scientists and researchers. The species status still remains in danger and can hopefully be helped. This unusual bird stands on short legs and walks with a clumsy waddle. These birds cannot fly whic...
  • Emperor And Little Penguins
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    I They are small white and black bird like creatures that live in cold regions. Penguins are the most fascinating creature around. II Explanation 1 Physical characteristics A Most penguins have a white breast and a black back and head. Many species exhibit red, orange, or yellow patches on the head and neck. Because their short legs are placed far back on their bodies, penguins assume an upright posture. B Penguins are grouped into 18 species and 6 genera, most of which are found in Antarctica a...
  • Species Of Penguins
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    The signature Species of the Southern Hemisphere (Antarctica) - the mascot if you will - is the penguin. There are not one and no fewer than seventeen species of penguins. Penguins are flightless birds in which several factors are contributing to the reduction of the penguin population. These contributing factors are both man-made and naturally occurring. The origin of the word penguin has been the subject of debate for a long period of time. Researchers and historians theories range from refere...
  • Reasons For Penguins Being In Danger
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    On our Earth, we are graced with many fantastic life forms. From those gliding through the heavenly skies, to those at the deepest depths of the oceans, there is a plethora of various species. A group of these, though, is like a diamond in the rough. While many people admire its beauty, they have yet to realize that it's the love for them that is dwindling its population. Who are these magnificent creatures... none other then the penguins. Just about everyone's seen a penguin, whether it be on T...

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