Penguin is getting fat

Penguin is getting fat

29-10-2015 15:00

This news is about a penguin. He is from New Zealand. People find him on a beach. He is hungry. He is in a bad condition.

People take him to a zoo. The penguin gets better.

Penguins must change their feathers. First, they let the old feathers go. Then, new feathers can grow. They are without feathers for 2-3 weeks.

This is a problem for penguins. They cannot fish without feathers. They must prepare for the moulting season. They must eat a lot of food before it.

The penguin in New Zealand is 3.3 kilograms heavy. Every day, he eats 1.2 kilograms of fish. He must be 5.5 kilograms heavy.

Difficult words: condition (a situation of the body), feathers (birds have may feathers; these are light things which grow from their skin), moulting season (the time when birds lose their feathers).

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