Penguin Awareness Day -Held annually on January 20. This day helps raise awareness of about the flightless birds whose numbers are dwindling by the day. #PengiunAwarenessDay
Penguin Awareness Day
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Penguins are aquatic birds native to the Southern Hemisphere.
I know the Ripley’s Aquarium has a penguin exhibit, including a hatchery to birth new penguins. Granted they aren’t in their native habitat there.
Penguins are flightless birds.
There are 20 known species of penguins.
Penguins can swim around 22 mph (about 35 kilometers per hour).
N o penguins live at the North Pole.
Most penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere.
Penguins can drink sea water.
Any more Penguin facts?
Any other facts about penguins anyone wants to share is welcome in the comments below.
Movies have even came out about penguins or features penguins …
- Disneynature Penguins
- Happy Feet
- March of the Penguins
- Mary Poppins
- Mr. Popper’s Penguins
- Penguins of Madagascar
- Surf’s Up
Any more Penguin movies, cartoons to list?
Feel free to share any other penguin movie, cartoon, etc. in the comments below!
First published January 18, 2019. Last updated or republished January 18, 2021.