Macaroni Penguins

CEF B1

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Before You Watch

Do you know what macaroni is?

Why might Macaroni penguins have this name?



Video/Slideshow

Watch this short video about penguins. Then answer the True/False questions below

True or False?

a) Macaroni penguins live in Antarctica.
b) They live in South Australia.
c) They like eating macaroni pasta
d) Penguins have pink and black feet.
d) Only females look after the eggs.
e) Macaroni penguins love swimming
f) They don't like crowds.

Watch the slideshow again. Were you right? Check in the 'Answer' section below

Answers

a) Macaroni penguins live in Antarctica. True - this is where you find most Macaroni penguins

b) They live in South Australia.
False. South America and South Africa

c) They like eating macaroni pasta
False. They are called 'macaroni' penguins because of their yellow feathers.

d) Penguins have pink and black feet.
True - pink on top and black underneath

d) Only females look after the eggs.
False

e) Macaroni penguins love swimming.
True

f) They don't like crowds.
False. They gather in large colonies

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