7 Things You Might Like to Know About Penguins

The name "penguin" is derived from the Welsh terms "pen" meaning head and "gwyn" meaning white.There may be as many as 100 million penguins in the world.There are 17 species of penguin, 7 of which are found only in Antarctica.They eat snow as a source of fresh water.They take small naps in the water.Penguins use sign language (their flippers and head) to communicate.A wild penguin can live 15-20 years, up to 75% of it at sea.