Are penguins carnivores?

Sam O asks:

I love penguins, they are my favourite animal. I’m not sure I’d like them as much if they ate meat. I’d really like to know if penguins are carnivores.

Our experts answered

Yes, penguins feed on a variety of seafood including but not limited to:
  • fish
  • squid
  • krill
  • crabs
Another fact that you might like is that penguins eat more in the summer than in winter. This is due to the fact that penguins are more active during the summer months.
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