Emperor penguin jumping into the cold water.

Penguins Trivia Fun Facts

Isn't it great to discover the weirdest and most random facts about penguins?

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While the penguins hunt for fish, they tend to ingest a lot of seawater. The supraorbital gland behind their eyes filters it out and excretes it through sneezing.

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Penguins are monogamous creatures. They only have one mate all throughout their lives. Another fun fact is that they can even have a partner who is of the same sex.

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Scientists discovered a 6.5 feet tall remains of a colossus penguin that is estimated to have lived 37 million years ago. Can you believe it? It's even taller than an average human!

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Tobogganing is an efficient way of traveling for penguins. Through this, they can easily slide from one place to another in a short span of time. They literally slide and glide!

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Unlike other birds that molt a few times all throughout the year, a penguin loses all its feathers in one go, and it is called Catastrophic Molt.

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You might think that it only happens in the human realm, but female Emperor Penguins kidnap somebody else's chick if their own baby dies.

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A king penguin named Missy, raised in captivity in Gloucestershire, England, lived up to 40 years. She is considered the world's oldest penguin.

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Like any other male species, male Gentoo penguins have their own way of attracting their mates. They bring pebbles as a form of gift to woo the female Gentoo penguins.

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Rookeries pertain to the areas where penguins and their mates stay. Even if there are thousands of pairs in the area, they can easily find their mates through a distinct call.

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penguin trivia

Another unusual fact about penguins is that they pant like dogs to avoid overheating. So if you ever hear a penguin painting, don't be afraid it is just their way of cooling off.