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Name:King penguin

Item No:RC16070S

Product Size:15cm x 10,2 x 30,5 cm (l x h x w)

Scientific Data :

RC16070S

Name: King penguin


Order: Spenisciformes


Diet: Carnivore


Habitat: subantarctic islands, Antarctica, South Georgia.


Animal class: Bird


Figure size: 15cm x 10,2 x 30,5 cm (l x h x w)


Real animal size: 70-100 cm tall


Weight: 9,3 to 18 kg


Conservation status: Least Concern


Features: Its body is fusiform and streamlined. A penguin has a large head, short neck, and elongated body. The tail is short and wedge-shaped. The legs and webbed feet are set far back on the body.


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RC16070S

Name: King penguin


Order: Spenisciformes


Diet: Carnivore


Habitat: subantarctic islands, Antarctica, South Georgia.


Animal class: Bird


Figure size: 15cm x 10,2 x 30,5 cm (l x h x w)


Real animal size: 70-100 cm tall


Weight: 9,3 to 18 kg


Conservation status: Least Concern


Features: Its body is fusiform and streamlined. A penguin has a large head, short neck, and elongated body. The tail is short and wedge-shaped. The legs and webbed feet are set far back on the body.


Did you know? A king penguin has a black head, chin, and throat, with vivid orange, tear-shaped patches on each side of the head? The orange coloration extends to the upper chest? Wings are modified into paddle-like flippers. The bones are flattened and broadened, with the joint of the elbow and wrist almost fused?This forms a tapered, flat flipper for swimming?


QUESTION: How do King penguins keep their eggs and chicks warm against the cold?


ANSWER:Parents brood chicks (keep them warm) by covering them brood patch.