Not All Birds Can Fly
by Patricia Fenne Garcia, age 11
Did you know that not all birds can fly? Penguins, for example, have wings that they use not to fly, but as flippers, so they can swim through water.
Adult penguins are covered in black and white feathers that help them camouflage when they are swimming. When seen from below, penguins appear white, blending into the sky. When seen from above, they blend into the dark and often icy waters of the ocean. [Read More]