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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_penguin

The emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species and is endemic to Antarctica. The male and female are similar in plumage and size, reaching 122 cm (48 ... Jump to: navigation, search ... Most male penguins will lose about 12 kg (26 lb) while they wait for their chicks to hatch ...

www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/wildlife/animals/penguins/emperor-penguins/breeding-cycle

May 16, 2008 ... The first thing they have to do is relocate their mates or, if they ... The males rely entirely on the body fat that they laid down during summer to survive the long winter fast. ... He has been looking after the egg all winter and although very ... It now takes both parents to go out and gather food for the youngsters.

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/e/emperor-penguin

Emperor penguins spend the long winter on the open ice—and even breed during this harsh season. Females lay a single egg and then promptly leave it behind. ... Male emperors keep the newly laid eggs warm, but they do not sit on them, as ... Meanwhile, their duty done, male emperors take to the sea in search of food ...

www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/wildlife/Emperor-penguins.php

Emperor penguins in Antarctica, facts and pictures. ... They can dive to a depth of 1,800 feet (550 meters) and hold their breath for up to 22 minutes. This allows ...

animals.mom.me/long-emperor-penguins-care-young-10940.html

Emperor penguins are doting parents from the moment their egg is laid, long before it hatches. ... After the female lays her egg, she passes it off to the male, who keeps it ... the food they caught while the males travel to the ocean for their first meal in ... They can then go hunt together; this is not as time-consuming as it was ...

www.penguins-world.com/emperor-penguin

The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the largest penguin with a ... It inhabits the Antarctic continent and can dive to a depth of. ... on both sides of the head that become lighter as they go down to the chest area. ... What do they eat? ... parts of their reproduction process is when the female has to transfer the egg to  ...

www.penguins-world.com/penguin-reproduction

They can mature for reproduction from about 4 to 8 years of age. ... For example, the Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) reaches maturity around 5 ... Thus, for most species, there is a season in which they lay eggs and take care of ... After the female lays the single egg, she carefully transfers it to the male for incubation.

www.livescience.com/27434-penguin-facts.html

Sep 22, 2014 ... Considered marine birds, penguins live up to 80 percent of their lives in the ocean, ... Penguins are carnivores; they eat only meat. ... After mating, the female emperor or king penguin will lay a single egg. ... The female of this species will place the egg on the male's feet to keep warm in his fat folds while she ...

seaworld.org/en/animal-info/animal-infobooks/penguin/reproduction

They may take three to eight years to reach sexual maturity. ... On average, breeding does not begin until the fifth year, and a few males do not ... Emperor penguins breed annually during the antarctic winter, June through .... A female emperor penguin transfers a single egg to the top of her mate's feet. ... Diet & Eating Habits.

www.nwf.org/Kids/Ranger-Rick/Animals/Mixture-of-Species/Animal-Fathers.aspx

That's when a mother emperor penguin lays her single egg. Then off she goes ... Mama returns soon after that, bringing fishy food for the baby. Then, finally, it's ...