Penguin trivia:A penguin that swims fast!

When the emperor penguin snorkels, the friction between the body and the water slows down its speed, allowing…

When the emperor penguin snorkels, the friction between the body and the water slows down its speed, allowing it to swim at a speed of only about 1.2 to 2.7 meters per second.


Penguin trivia:A penguin that swims fast!
Penguin trivia:A penguin that swims fast!

However, during a short sprint, the penguin can expel air from the feathers to form small bubbles, increasing the speed to twice or even three times the original!

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