How Fast Can Penguins Swim?


Penguins are birds that swim; they do not fly. On an average, a penguin can swim on an average about 15 mph. Actually, they don't usually swim that fast, but when they are being pursued by a predator, those bad boys can pick up some speed. The Emperor penguin is the largest and fastest penguin.
Q&A Related to "How Fast Can Penguins Swim"
Some penguins like the Adelie penguins can go up to 40 or even 100 miles per hour, while a few others are a bit faster. 15 miles per hour or higher depends on the penguin species.
Different species of penguins can swim at different speeds.
Depending on type, penguins can swim up to 6 miles per hour! They spend 75% of their lives in water.
Swimming Techniques. Most species of penguins swim together, in either small or large groups, when looking for food. Some penguins spend almost 3/4 of their lives on the water. Some
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