Interesting facts about Adelie Penguin Birds _ Zooconcepts. In


Type – Bird
Diet – Tiny creatures like krill and small fish
Colour – Black, White plumage
Weight – 3.6 to 6.0 kg ( 7.9 to 13.2Ib)
Hight – 46 to 71 CM ( 18 to 28 in)
Length – 70 CM ( 18 to 28 in)
Range – Antarctica, Asia, Eurasia Ocean
Life span – 10 to 20 years
Skin type – Feathers
Other name – Brush tailed penguin
Scientific name – Pygoscelis adeliae
Age of Sexual maturity – 2 to 3 years
Population – more than 4.5 million

Interesting facts about Adelie Penguin Birds :

Black, white plumage & small ring of white rounding each eyes, this is the special and unique characteristics in Adelie Penguin.

They are belongs to the Spheniscidae family.

Adelie Penguin are generally very special species. They are constantly interacting in small group.

Life span of Adelie Penguin is 10 to 20 years and it’s body weight mainly 3.6 to 6.0 kg ( 7.9 to 13.2 Ib).

These types of birds are hight 46 to 71 CM ( 18 to 28 in) & length are 70cm ( 18 to 28 in).

These types of birds are mostly depends tiny creatures like krill and small fish for food.

They are mostly like to living in small groups or colony.

Adelie Penguin are mostly found in Antarctica, Asia, Eurasia ocean.

Adelie Penguin are mostly spend their time in the Ocean / ice-free coastal areas.

An adelie Penguin can swim 5miles (8.0km/h) in a hours.

This Penguin body is adapted for swimming ( fusi form and Streamlined). It has a large head, short neck, elongated body and a short tail.

Adelie Penguin are white plumage, black & small ring of surrounding each eyes.

They have brown eyes and blues-black tails ;it’s make them are amazing creation in nature.

Adelie Penguin are developed their pair bond during mating season.

The age of sexual maturity in adelie Penguin is 2 to 3 years.

More than 4.5 million pair of Adelie Penguin are living in the world at this time.

Climate change is the mein reason to fallen their population ( population fallen by more than 64 % in past 20 years).

Adelie Penguin are not colour blind ;they can seen clear vision under water and on the lands.

An adelie Penguin can eats up to 2kg of food per day.

Adelie Penguin living up to 4months without food at breeding time. At this time they almost lose half of their body weight.

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