It was Penguin Awareness Day on January 20th apparently. I LOVE this infographic, it's so cute!!! ^_^ I need this in a poster form.

Today is Penguin Awareness Day! How Well Do You Know Your Penguins?

It was Penguin Awareness Day on January 20th apparently. I LOVE this infographic, it's so cute!!! ^_^ I need this in a poster form.

Macaroni Penguin

Macaroni Penguin

The Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) is a species of penguin found from the Subantarctic to the Antarctic Peninsula. One of six species of crested penguin, it is very closely related to the Royal Penguin, and some authorities consider the two to be a single species. It bears a distinctive yellow crest, and the face and upperparts are black and sharply delineated from the white underparts.

The Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) is a species of penguin found from the Subantarctic to the Antarctic Peninsula. One of six species of crested penguin, it is very closely related to the Royal Penguin, and some authorities consider the two to be a single species. It bears a distinctive yellow crest, and the face and upperparts are black and sharply delineated from the white underparts.

Macaroni Penguins - . They don’t eat for about four weeks during the molting period. This is due to the fact that they can’t swim in the frigid waters without the protection of their feathers to keep them warm.

Macaroni Penguins - . They don’t eat for about four weeks during the molting period. This is due to the fact that they can’t swim in the frigid waters without the protection of their feathers to keep them warm.

Macaroni Penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus | Taken at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands.

Macaroni Penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus | Taken at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands.

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