Food of Penguins

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Three foods of penguins arered dotkrill, fish, and red dotsquid. Some of the smaller penguins eat only krill. red dotKrill is a tiny shrimp-like animal. Some of the larger penguins eat fish and squid, also. They find these foods in the waters around Antarctica. When penguins eat food while at sea, they store the food in a special place. When chicks are hungry, they reach into their parents' beaks to feed on the food the parents have regurgitated.

adult penguin feeding chick
photo courtesy of Guillaume Dargaud
http://sung3.ifsi.rm.cnr.it/~dargaud/Photo/Background.html

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Page created by A. Meyerhorn January 2001 and updated March 2003       Copyright 2001

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