There are a number of penguin stuffed animals living at Jeannie's Cottage. They include, from left: a Cuddlekins Emperor Penguin stuffed animal made by Wild Republic, a Hansa Emperor Penguin, an Emperor Penguin chick plush toy made by Hansa, two Emperor Penguins in 2 sizes made by the Stuffed Animal House; the large penguin in back is Calvin the Emperor Penguin made by Douglas and next to Calvin is Waddles the Emperor Penguin, also made by Douglas, but is a smaller size.
Penguins are swimming birds that live in the coastal waters of the Southern Hemisphere, including Antarctica. The Galapagos Penguin lives on Pacific islands as far north as the equator. With their flipperlike almost featherless wings, they can propel through the water as fast as 25 miles per hour.
There are 17 species of Penguins. They include the: emperor, king, Adélie, gentoo, chinstrap, rockhopper, macaroni, royal, Fiordland Crested, erect-crested, Snares Island, yellow-eyed, fairy, Magellanic, Humboldt, African and Galapagos. Of these, six species are crested. They are the: macaroni, royal, erect-crested, Snares, Fiordland and rockhopper.