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Can Penguins Be Pets?

Pet means an animal domesticated for companionship in a family. They are considered a family person. Many families have animal pets like dogs, cats, rabbits, and birds like love birds, parrots, pigeons, etc. We may have the questions that- Can penguins be pets? How much does it cost? Can we maintain like other domesticated pets? Here is the answer to the above questions.

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Are There Penguins in Chile?

Chile is a long, narrow country present at the edge of the west of South America. It has a Pacific Ocean coastline of about 6,000km. It is home for plenty of different animals like Puda, Taruca, Sea Lions, and birds like an Andean condor, Austral Thrush, etc.

Yes, Chile is also home to some species of penguins, they are Macaroni, Southern Rockhopper, Magellanic, and Humboldt. Even other species also present but in little number and spread over South America.

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Which Penguins Species Live in Warm Climate?

We know that penguins live in a freezing climate environment like Antarctica, but we may have a question, do penguins live in a warm climate?. Yes, researches on penguins proved that only around four to five species of penguins survive in Antarctica and surrounding islands.

Rest of the species distributed throughout the world. Some of them are living in warm climates like temperate zones of the equator. Let’s see which penguins are living in a mild climate.

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Are Penguins Color Blind?

Eyes present in the animals face help for clear vision, and provide sensitivity to identify the colors. Pixel quality depends upon the species of animals. Terrestrial animals like humans have 576-pixel clarity, and some other birds like eagles, falcons have more pixel vision than humans.

But they become short-sighted or myopic when they are underwater, and far-sighted or hyperopic when they are on land. But in the case of aquatic animals, the functions of eyes are vice versa.

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What Is It Called when Penguins Slide on Their Bellies?

Generally, birds have two types of movement one is flying using wings, and one more is walking with their feet. But penguins are flightless birds, so they don’t operate in the sky; instead, they ‘fly’ underwater using wings called flippers. They also walk on land with short steps using feet carrying a fat body. Penguins have one more habit of movement – called tobogganing.

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