Happy World Penguin Day!
Celebrate today with fun penguin facts and cute penguin pictures.
Did you know?—
- There are 17 species of penguins
- African Penguins are the most common species in captivity in North America
- Not all penguins live in polar regions
- Emperor penguins are nearly 4 feet tall
- Both male and female penguins take care of their offspring
See more pictures of really cute penguins here!
World Penguin Day and Penguin Awareness are days to raise awareness of over-fishing and climate change which threaten many of the world’s marine species including penguins.