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Penguin Day

About Penguin Awareness Day and World Penguin Day

  • Penguin Awareness Day: 20th January 

  • World Penguin Day: 25th April 

Penguin Awareness Day and World Penguin Day are great opportunities to learn about and appreciate one of the few natives of Antarctica.

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An interesting fact about penguins is that they are known to be very loyal to their partner. They would not change their couple for the rest of their lives.

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Penguins are found in Antarctica, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Peru, the Falkland Islands, and the Galapagos Islands. Elsewhere, they are only found in zoos or Underwater World Langkawi, Malaysia.

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or now you can watch Madagascar movie to look for penguins 😛

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Let’s learn more about penguins on your coming holiday at Underwater World Langkawi, Malaysia.

Underwater World Langkawi

Did you know?

Underwater World Langkawi

i) African Penguin (Black Footed Penguin)

Each African penguins in the world have different pattern of line and spots on their chest. This symbolize their own identity just like human’s thumb print.

Do you know that penguins are birds but they cannot fly?
Penguins cannot fly, but can swim very well. African penguins can swim at 4.3 to 15 miles per hour. The African penguin is also known as the Jackass penguin because of the donkey- or jackass-like sounds it makes.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Underwater World Langkawi

ii) Rockhopper Penguin

The Rockhopper Penguins have yellow and black crests on their forehead. In the world, there are 6 species of crested penguin and Rockhopper Penguin is the smallest and aggresive among them.

Do you know why Rockhopper Penguins are called “rockhoppers”?
Rockhopper penguins are called “rockhoppers” because they jump from rock to rock. They are 22 inches (55cm) and weigh about 6 pounds (3 kg). They have waterproof feathers that keep their skin dry. Each year they lose their old feathers and grow new ones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Know Your Penguins 

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Celebrate the day by learn how to draw a cute penguin 

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