Penguins

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Author:
firstgrade
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6081
Filename:
Penguins
Updated:
2010-02-04 21:12:23
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penguin vocabulary words and definitions
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  1. rookery
    • a nesting place
  2. creche
    • a group of many chicks
  3. porpoising
    a penguin jumps out of the water
  4. tobogganing
    penguins slide on their belly
  5. What do they do on land?
    waddle
  6. What do they do in the water?
    swim
  7. blubber
    fat under their skin that keeps them warm
  8. molting
    when penguins shed their old feathers and get new feathers
  9. 17
    that is how many different kinds of penguins there are
  10. Most birds have hollow bones.
    Penguins have solid bones that help them float.
  11. equator
    penguins live below the equator towards the South Pole
  12. burrow
    a hole that penguins may live in
  13. nest
    a penguin lays eggs in a nest

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