Penguins have also adapted to severe conditions with the help of some special characteristics:

  1. White and black in colour - helps it merge well with the background so its predators and prey cannot see it
  2. thick skin and a lot of fat - It also has these features to protect it from the cold. 
  3. They live together in large numbers - Penguins are generally seen huddled together to keep warm in cold weather.. 
  4. Streamlined body, webbed feet and flipper-like wings - Penguins are good swimmers due to these adaptations
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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo