Early explorers were quite impressed as they traveled around and discovered these flightless birds.
For the most part, penguins seem to do extremely well in captivity. However, every effort is made to keep them in the wild as much as possible.
It is due to those facts that all of the species of penguins in the world are protected. There are laws that prevent them from being hunted and from their eggs being taken.
Scientists believe that half of the population of penguins in the Antarctic region has been depleted in the last 50 years due to the climate change.
Penguin vs Pelican