Flippers and wings are the secret behind Penguins’ swimming skills

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A Penguins’ feathers are stiff and packed tightly together, this doesn’t allow for soaring in the air but it makes them excellent swimmers. This type of feather keeps the water out and makes a great streamlined surface, perfect for water sports!

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  1. That is really cool. Animals have some amazing abilities sometimes I wish I could do half the things they can!