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penguin terms

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blubber
a layer of fat that stores energy and provides insulation
brood patch
an area of skin with few or no feathers, which is warmed by blood vessels in order to incubate eggs
crest
a tuft of feathers sticking up from the head of a bird
down
fluffy inner feathers that trap air to keep birds warm
incubate
to keep eggs warm so they will hatch
molt
to grow new feathers to replace old feathers
rookery
a place where large groups of birds or mammals gather to raise their young

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