Penguins are flightless aquatic birds found in the Polar Regions. They are black and white colored with no wings but flippers that help them swim in the water. They are carnivorous and swim deep down into the water to catch their prey, fishes. They raise their young ones on the land and the father penguins play a major role in growing their children.
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Penguins are very soft natured and travel in large groups. They can easily be tamed and they do not hurt humans. Penguins have always been a wonderful subject of cartoons and animation movies. Many featured films like happy feet; Madagascar, etc depict the lives of penguin and have made us love the birds unconditionally. Today kids love watching penguins in cartoons and movies. They seem to fun loving, adventurous birds. But in real they are very quiet and calm.
The emperor penguins are the tallest and largest species, while the Gentoo penguins are the fastest and swim at the rate of 22 mph. The penguins have been living on the earth from the time of dinosaurs and these lucky birds have survived the mass extinction and are still birds of wonder for many of us.