Penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere. They are very funny animals. They are birds that cannot fly, but love to swim. Penguins are flightless sea birds. Over time, their wings have evolved to be like flippers to help them swim. Penguins have short legs that are set low down on their bodies. This means that they stand upright like humans. They are expert swimmers.
Penguins have black backs and white undersides. The white of their undersides hides them against the reflected light and ice on the surface. The darkness of their backs conceals them from above. They have feathers all over their bodies to keep them warm and provide camouflage. They lay eggs.
Penguins eat fish and also krill, squid, crustaceans, and octopus. They
Penguin Life Cycle