On this page you will learn about the penguins structure and function
The penguin has a special type of structure to help it adapt to its conditions around it. For an example the penguin has a small flap like structure located in between its legs. This is called the Brood pouch and the Brood pouch's function is to keep his and her young warm. Another unique structure on the penguin is it's webbed feet. Like ducks, penguins also have webbed feet that allow the penguin to swim away from predators at a fast speed. Did you also know that penguins have four layers of scale like feathers, the feathers function is to provide a water proof coat and to keep the penguin safe from harsh snow storms.Penguins have small bills and flippers (or webbed feet) to help conserve body heat during cold times.