National Penguin Day

National Penguin Day 2024

Last Updated on November 14, 2023

This world consists of different types of birds and animals; every animal is unique in its own way. When it comes to the odd ones in birds, penguins will always have their place for being odd. It is one of those cute-looking birds, which walks straight and don’t have strong wings to fly; rather, it swims in water. The emperor penguins of the southern hemisphere and New Zealand are more adorable.

That’s what makes it different than any other bird, and There are many types of penguins in the world. The National penguin day is celebrated on January 20, And world penguin day is celebrated on April 25th. Both of these days are celebrated for spreading awareness about this flightless bird. Penguin awareness day is dedicated to the penguin species on every January 20. World penguin day is given huge importance on social media on January 20. The migration of the emperor penguin is marked as a penguin awareness day. The annual northward migration is market on April 25th as world penguin day across the world. The penguin exhibit cuteness and is found in the largest part of Antarctica. Human activity had made the planet worst for penguins. Hence, world penguin day events should never be ignored and should be celebrated on April 25.


History of National Penguin Day


National penguin day was first celebrated in 1972 in California by Gerry Wallace. It started after he wrote an event in the calendar of his wife. Then world penguin day was later celebrated in Ridgecrest, a place in California. Everyone loves to be celebrating a special day for the unique bird, Which gives so much joy, just by their characteristics.

  1. There are 17 different types of penguins in Antarctica natives and the southern hemisphere.
  2. Penguin looks like mammals, But actually not, and it belongs to birds genre.
  3. Penguin has an incredible bond with their partner till their death. It only chooses a single partner and stays with them till their end.
  4. Johann Reinhold Forster was the first to spot a few emperor penguins during a voyage across the world.
  5. The tallest species in the penguin is the emperor penguin in the world.


Why do we celebrate world penguin day?


This world penguin day is used for spreading awareness among the people about the extinction of this featherless bird. There are 11 species of penguins that are going extinct at the end of this world century. And the reason for it is climate change and the melting of iceberg events, and the pollution caused by human beings. So, to take the initiative, save it, and make everyone contribute their effort to reducing pollution. These are the major reasons why? This day is celebrated.


How to celebrate world penguin day


There are certain ways to celebrate this day, like reading about penguins and sharing the knowledge with people who don’t know it.

  • By going to a zoo on April 25, that has more penguins and showing it to the next generation.
  • If Books make you feel bored, You can take alternatives by watching a documentary about the species and its kind on April 25.
  • This day addressed one of the two important problems, which is the extinction of birds and pollution.
  • We can clean the oceans, where the penguins return offshore regularly in a certain period of time.

We know that pollution and global warming are a global threat to everyone. That leads to many species being wiped out of the earth. Many species went extinct in the past. Just like those species, now certain penguins stand in the line. It was our duty to save those beautiful creatures from going extinct and reduce pollution.


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